Total Inward Leakage (TIL) - FY08
- 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
- 4Q - Submit proposed rule to NIOSH OD and begin rulemaking process
- 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 updated: August 08, 2008
Page last reviewed: August 08, 2008
Content Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)