Total Inward Leakage (TIL) - FY07
Establish TIL testing capability and performance requirements for testing respirators for inclusion in 42 CFR Part 84.
- Labor Unions
- Respirator Users
- Establish TIL requirements for half-mask respirators
- Establish TIL requirements for all respirator classes
- 1Q FY07 - Complete Benchmark State of the art testing for 101 current respirators
- 2Q FY07 - Analyze data and develop proposed criteria for testing and certification
- 3Q FY07 - Hold public meeting to present proposed certification criteria
- 4Q FY07 - Establish TIL requirement
- TIL performance requirements for testing and certification in 42 CFR Part 84
- Final rule
- PPE designs that result in better overall fitting respirators for general industrial workers, healthcare workers and emergency responders.
Page last modified: July 23, 2007
Page last reviewed: July 23, 2007
Content Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)