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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
  • ANSI/ISEA YYY-200X

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 FY08 - Input provided on Z88.10 and Z88.14
  • 2Q FY08 - Input provided on actions of Z88 and Z88.10
  • 3Q FY08 - Input projected on actions of Z88, Z88.10, Z88.12 and Z88.14
  • 4Q FY08 - Input projected on actions of Z88.10 and Z88.14

Outputs

  • ANSI respiratory protective equipment performance standards

Outcomes

  • Reduction of exposures to inhalation hazards
  • Standards adopted by stakeholders
Page last updated: August 08, 2008
Page last reviewed: August 08, 2008
Content Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)