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Standards Development Organizational Support to ANSI - FY07

NOTE: This page is archived for historical purposes and is no longer being maintained or updated.
Current Information can be found at: Standards Development Organizational Support to ANSI - FY08

Objective

  • Provide research results and technical expertise for updating ANSI respiratory protective equipment standards according to a timeline mandated by ANSI to provide enhanced respiratory protection to workers.
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Applicable Standards

  • ANSI Z88 ASC
  • ANSI Z88.2
  • ANSI Z88.6
  • ANSI Z88.7
  • ANSI Z88.8
  • ANSI Z88.10
  • ANSI Z88.12
  • ANSI Z88.14

Key Partners

  • None

Stakeholders

  • Respirator Manufacturers
  • Certification Organizations
  • Employers

Project Scope


  • PPT personnel participate on ANSI respiratory protective equipment standards development committees including; selection and use, fit testing, physical requirements, biological agents, and terrorist and disaster response. PPT personnel have a lead role in revision to ANSI standards that are recognized and used nationally and internationally. All PPT branches provide the expertise and scientific data supporting revision to the ANSI standards.

Milestones

  • 1Q FY07 - Memberships established on Z88 subcommittees; input provided on Z88.10 and Z88.14
  • 2Q FY07 - Input provided on actions of 4 subcommittees (Z88.2,Z88.7, Z88.10, Z88.14)
  • 3Q FY07 - Input projected on actions of 4 subcommittees (Z88, Z88.10, Z88.14, Z88.2)
  • 4Q FY07 - Input projected on actions of 1 subcommittee (Z88.10, Z88.14)

Outputs

  • ANSI respiratory protective equipment performance standards

Outcomes

  • Reduction of exposures to inhalation hazards
  • Standards adopted by stakeholders
Page last modified: July 23, 2007
Page last reviewed: July 23, 2007 (archived document)
Content Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)