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Respirator Standards: Policy and Standards Development – FY09

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Current Information can be found at: Respirator Standards: Policy and Standards Development – FY10

Objective

  • Develop policies and standards related to PPE can be used to update 42 CFR Part 84
  • Develop supporting test procedures and guidance documents

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
  • Employees

Project Scope


  • Participate with stakeholders in the development and promulgation of new requirements for PPE and in particular, respiratory protection

Milestones

  • FY09 – PAPR
  • FY09 – CCSCBA
  • FY10 – SAR
  • FY10 Air Fed Suits
  • Other procedures and documents

Outputs

  • 2 Draft Standards (TIL & PAPR)
  • Technical STP’s & SOP’s
  • CWA Simulant Report
  • CBRN SCBA Guidance Documents
  • CO2 Deadspace Test Update
  • System Safety Documents Posted

Outcomes

  • Improved Respirator Standards and Guidance
Page last updated: April 05, 2010
Page last reviewed: April 14, 2009
Content Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
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