Collect random sampled respirators per new protocol Feb 2009.
Test the apparatus on a breathing and metabolic simulator (90%) and on human subjects walking on a treadmill (10%) to determine life support capability and to ensure that every apparatus that passes its inspection criteria can be relied upon for emergency life support.
Implement new SCSR LTFE program.
Problem reports to NIOSH Technology Evaluation Branch
Directives to SCSR manufacturers for corrective actions
Validation that equipment is performing as certified
Corrective actions by manufacturers to address reported problems