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ISO Standards Development - FY08

Objective

  • Provide research Necessary to Influence the ISO standards pertaining to Respiratory Protection to enhance and harmonize 42 CFR 84 performance requirements.
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Applicable Standards

  • 42 CFR Part 84
  • 29 CFR 1910 .134

Key Partners

  • Regulators, academicians, respirator manufacturers, certifiers and users worldwide

 

Stakeholders

  • Regulators
  • Manufacturers
  • Employers
  • Certification agencies
  • Respirator Users

Project Scope


  • Participate in all of the project groups, working groups and Sub-committee endeavors and administer the US Technical Advisory Group. Conduct research where necessary to support these efforts.

Milestones

  • Develop standard test methods
  • Develop specification on workrates
  • Develop specification on anthropometrics
  • Develop standard on definitions

Outputs

  • Standard on Definitions

Outcomes

  • Standards for international harmonization of RPE performance
Page last updated: August 08, 2008
Page last reviewed: August 08, 2008
Content Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)