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Industrial PAPR Module - FY07

NOTE: This page is archived for historical purposes and is no longer being maintained or updated.
Current Information can be found at: Industrial PAPR Module - FY08

Objective

  • Promulgate a new regulation specifically for PAPRS
People wearing 3 different Powered Air Purifying Respirators (P A P Rs)

Applicable Standards

  • CBRN statement of standards (PAPR)
  • 42 CFR 84

Key Partners

  • OSHA
  • ISEA

Stakeholders

  • Respirator users
  • Respirator manufacturers
  • OSHA
  • Healthcare

Project Scope


  • Prepare a new PAPR subpart for 42 CFR 84 to incorporate all PAPR requirements (including CBRN) into one area

Milestones

  • 1Q FY07 - Implement PAPR CBRN statement of standard
  • 2Q FY07 - Complete research on PAPR flow studies
  • 3Q FY07 - Prepare and publish draft criteria
  • 4Q FY07 - Schedule public meeting to discuss next draft criteria

Outputs

  • First new regulatory change since 1995

Outcomes

  • First new regulatory change since 1995
Page last modified: July 23, 2007
Page last reviewed: July 23, 2007 (archived document)
Content Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)