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PAPR Module FY09

NOTE: This page is archived for historical purposes and is no longer being maintained or updated.

Current Information can be found at: PAPR Module FY10

Objective

  • Promulgate a new regulation specifically for PAPRS
People wearing 3 different Powered Air Purifying Respirators (P A P Rs)

Applicable Standards

  • CBRN statement of standards (PAPR)
  • 42 CFR 84

Key Partners

  • OSHA
  • ISEA

Stakeholders

  • Respirator users
  • Respirator manufacturers
  • OSHA
  • Healthcare
  • NFPA

Project Scope


  • Prepare a new PAPR subpart for 42 CFR 84 to incorporate all PAPR requirements (including CBRN) into one area

Milestones

  • Q2 Evaluate stakeholder feedback to concept papers
  • Q3 Develop NPRM Preamble
  • Q4 Submit NPRM to NIOSH OD

Outputs

  • Establish regulatory requirements for PAPR class of respirator

Outcomes

  • Availability of improved CBRN and non CBRN certified PAPRs
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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