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The role of safety standards in testing and certification.

Authors
Vining-JF III
Source
NIOSH 1975 May; :151-168
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00118712
Abstract
The development and applicability of testing and certification regulations for protective equipment are discussed. The establishment of the NIOSH Testing and Certification Laboratory in 1972 is described along with its organization, functions, and responsibilities. The use of American National Standards Institute guidelines as interim requirements for protective equipment is reviewed, and NIOSH efforts toward development of permanent, more comprehensive standards are discussed. Also described are procedures involved in the certification process. The relative roles of various Federal agencies in worker protection are considered.
Keywords
Personal-protective-equipment; Safety-programs; Safety-engineering; Safety-equipment
Publication Date
19750501
Document Type
Conference/Symposia Proceedings
Fiscal Year
1975
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
Source Name
Occupational Safety Research Specially Related to Personal Protection, Office of Extramural Activities, NIOSH, Cincinnati, Ohio
State
WV
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