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Respirator Standards: Policy and Standards Development - FY10

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

Current Information can be found at: Respirator Approval: Policy and Standards Development - FY11

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

  • 2 Regulatory Modules
  • 8 Guidance Documents
  • 20 Outcomes/End Outcomes
  • 120 Documented Stakeholder Meetings
  • 2 Peer Reviewed Program Outputs

Outputs

  • Updates to 42 CFR Part 84
  • Updates to other Standard Development Organization
  • STPs for Certification
  • Guidance Products

Outcomes

  • Improved Respirator Standards and Guidance
Page last updated: April 5, 2010
Page last reviewed: April 5, 2010
Content Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
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