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Standards Development Organizational Committee Support ASTM - 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 ASTM - FY11

Objective

  • Provide PPT expertise and research necessary to update ASTM standards.
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Applicable Standards

  • F23 Protective Clothing and Equipment Committee
  • E54 Homeland Security Applications Committee

Key Partners

  • None

 

Stakeholders

  • Protective Clothing and Equipment Manufacturers
  • Standards Development Organizations
  • Certification Organizations
  • Employers and Emergency Responders

Project Scope


  • NIOSH membership and participation on ASTM F23 and E54 committees in support of ASTM-NIOSH MOU involving determination of performance criteria and development of test methods, product specifications, practices, guides, classifications, and terminology related to worker and emergency responder protective clothing and equipment.

Milestones

  • Q1-2 ASTM F23 Protective Clothing and Equipment Committee and Sub-committee agenda development of the January 09 ASTM Committee Week Meetings
  • Q1-4 F23 Protective Clothing and Equipment and E54 Homeland Security Committee participation in standard revision and proposed new standard work items ballot process.
  • Q1-4 Revision, re-ballot, and final approval of proposed new F23 standard WK 4247 Air-Fed Protective Ensemble
  • Q1-4 Revision, re-ballot, and final approval of proposed new F23 standard WK 9186 Standard Practice for Permeation Testing Data Analysis by Use for a Computer Program
  • Q2-3 Attend F23 and E54 committee meetings in Jan 09 and June 09

Outputs

  • WK10555 Performance Specifications for Protective Clothing for Horticultural and Agricultural Pesticide Workers
  • WK11225 Standard Specification for Single-Use Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Protective Equipment Escape Kits Intended for Use by the General Population (PPT Interest)

Outcomes

  • Reduction in dermal hazards
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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