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Standards Development - Organizational Committee Support - ISO - FY10

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

Current Information can be found at: Standards Development - Organizational Committee Support - FY11

Objective

  • Provide research necessary to influence the ISO standards pertaining to Respiratory Protection to enhance and harmonize 42 CFR 84 performance requirements.
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Applicable Standards

  • 42 CFR Part 84
  • 29 CFR 1910 .134

Key Partners

  • Regulators
  • Manufacturers
  • Employers
  • Certification Agencies
  • Respirator Users

 

Stakeholders

  • Regulators
  • Manufacturers
  • Employers
  • Certification Agencies
  • Respirator Users

Project Scope


  • Participate in all of the project groups, working groups and Sub-committee endeavors and administer the US Technical Advisory Group. Conduct research where necessary to support these efforts.

Milestones

  • DIS test methods for filtration efficiency
  • DIS test methods for inward leakage
  • CD test method for field of vision
  • CD test method for measurement of CO2
  • NWI for Technical specification for ergonomics
  • NWI for Standard on Standardized filter connector

Outputs

  • Standard on Definitions
  • Standard on Anthropometrics
  • Standard on CO2 and O2

Outcomes

  • Output from ISO Technical Specification on Workrates being used in developing future 42 CFR Part 84 modules
  • Standards for International harmonization of RPE performance
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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