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Respirator Testing and Certification (non-CBRN) - FY07

NOTE: This page is archived for historical purposes and is no longer being maintained or updated.
Current Information can be found at: Respirator Testing and Certification (non-CBRN) - FY08

Objective

  • Efficient processing of respirator approval applications
Respirator users

Applicable Standards

  • 42 CFR 84
  • NIOSH policies and procedures

Key Partners

  • NFPA

Stakeholders

  • Respirator users
  • Respirator manufacturers
  • Enforcement agencies

Project Scope


  • Process applications seeking NIOSH approval for respirator configuration

Milestones

  • Complete application within 90 days of receipt
  • Implement/evaluate new policies and procedures for
    • IAA testing improvements
    • CO2 deadspace testing
    • SAP upgrades

Outputs

  • Over 540 respirator approval projects processed in 2006.

Outcomes

  • Reduced respirator certification processing times
  • Increase the national inventory of respirators
Page last modified: July 23, 2007
Page last reviewed: July 23, 2007 (archived document)
Content Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)