Respiratory Protective Devices

November 2012
NIOSH Docket Number 002

This proposed rule addressed NIOSH’s and MSHA’s certification requirements for respiratory protective devices. Specifically, the proposal was to replace existing MSHA regulations with new public health regulations.

Material Under Consideration

Part 84 First Module Implementation Schedule – undatedpdf icon

NIOSH pdf icon[1992]. A performance evaluation of DM and DFM filter respirators certified for protection against toxic dusts, fumes, and mists. Working draft, September 15, 1992.

Letter to Fletcher (NIOSH) from West Virginia University School of Medicine; GC/mass spectrometer analysis of D.O.P. samples – 3/29/94pdf icon

Proposed rule (MSHA); 59 FR 26892; 5/24/94pdf icon

Notice of proposed rulemaking; 59 FR 26850; 5/24/94pdf icon

Proposed rule; extension of comment period, and change in dates and location of meeting; 59 FR 27257; 5/26/94pdf icon

Final rules and notice; 60 FR 30336; 6/8/95pdf icon

Correction; Electronic filing of part 84 respirator approval and certification applications; meeting; 60 FR 33034; 6/26/95pdf icon

Respirator Users Notice: Dust/Mist Filters Approved Under Title 30 CFR, Part 11; 9/4/02 pdf icon[PDF – 28 KB]

Letter to all respirator manufacturers: NIOSH use of the TSI 8118A non-motorized aerosol generators; 5/14/99 pdf icon[PDF – 52 KB]

Report of the Respirator Research Subcommittee of the Mine Health Research Advisory Committee; 1/27/82pdf icon

Evaluation of the NIOSH Certification Program; 11/21/79pdf icon

Respirator Files by Year

Submission to the docket from Messier (Triosyn Corp); 3/11/03 pdf icon[PDF – 4 MB]

Letter to all Manufacturers: NIOSH/NPPTL CBRB Respirator Research and Development (RAD) Test Program; 3/11/03pdf icon

Letter to all Manufacturers:  Upgrade of Previously-Deployed SCBA Configurations to CBRN Aproval Status; 3/11/03pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Capon (Avon Rubber); 3/18/03pdf icon

Letter to all Manufacturers:  Voluntary Program for Acceptance of Applications for the Testing and  Evaluation of Full-Facepiece Air Purifying Respirators (APR) for Use Against Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Agents; 4/4/03pdf icon

Meeting notice; 68 FR 17654; 4/10/03pdf icon

Respirator Fact Sheet; 4/14/03pdf icon

Draft for discussion:  Concept for CBRN Escape Respirator Standards; 4-15-03pdf icon

Letter to all interested parties from Les Board (NIOSH); 4/16/03pdf icon

Meeting Agenda for meeting held in Pittsburgh, PA 4/29/03pdf icon

Meeting Attendees List; 4/29/03pdf icon

Presentation: Breathing Gas Control; 4/29/03pdf icon

Presentation: Laboratory Respirator Protection Level Testing (LRPL); 4/29/03pdf icon

Presentation: CBRN Self-Contained Escape Respirator Concept; 4/29/03pdf icon

Presentation: CBRN APR Escape CWA Concept; 4/29/03pdf icon

Presentation:  CBRN Related Topics; 4/29/03pdf icon

Presentation: Chemical Warfare Agent Simulants Project; 4/29/03pdf icon

Presentation: CBRN Respirator Standards Development; 4/29/03pdf icon

Presentation: Environmental and Rough handling Durability Challenge Tests; 4/29/03pdf icon

Presentation: Human Factor Requirements; 4/29/03pdf icon

Presentation: CBRN APR Escape Flammability Concept; 4/29/03pdf icon

Presentation: NIOSH/NPPTL Public meeting to Discuss Escape Respirator Standards; 4/29/30pdf icon

Presentation: CBRN Air – Purifying Escape Respirator Conceptual Requirements; 4/29/30pdf icon

Presentation: Chemical Warfare Agent Testing; 4/29/03pdf icon

Presentation: NIST/NIJ Introduction and Overview; 4/29/03pdf icon

Transcript of meeting held on April 29, 2003 in Pittsburgh, PA; 4/29/03pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Ronner (Sundstrom Safety); 5/13/03pdf icon

Draft for Discussion:  Concept for CBRN Escape Respirator Standards; 5/15/03pdf icon

Meeting notice; 68 FR 33494; 6/4/03pdf icon

Letter to all interested parties from Boord; 6/4/03pdf icon

Draft for Discussion:  Concept for CBRN Escape Respirator Standard; 6/15/03pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Heins (Draeger Safety); 6/18/03pdf icon

Presentation:  Test Sequence and Required Quantity; 6/25/03pdf icon

Presentation:  Introduction and Welcome; 6/25/03pdf icon

Presentation:  Sarin (GB) and Mustard (HD) challenge vapor concentrations are the same as SCBA CBRN standard; 5/25/03pdf icon

Presentation:  Summary 42 CFR 84 Quality Assurance Improvement Concepts; 6/25/03pdf icon

Presentation:  CBRN Escape Respirator Concept Docket and Meeting Comments; 6/25/03pdf icon

Presentation:  CBRN Standards Development; 6/25/03pdf icon

Presentation:  CBRN Escape Respirator Overview; 6/25/03pdf icon

Presentation:  Breathing Gas Control; 6/25/03pdf icon

Presentation:  Laboratory Respirator Protection Level Concept; 6/25/03pdf icon

List of Attendees for public meeting; 6-25-03pdf icon

Agenda for CBRN and Quality Assurance Public Meeting held in Canonsburg, PA; 6/25/03pdf icon

Meeting transcript; 6/25/03pdf icon

Evaluation Form for Canonsburg, PA meeting; 6/25/03pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Brookman (Interspiro); 7/3/03pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Puckace (U.S. Army); 7/3/03pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Stein (private person); 7/3/03pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Runge (3M); 7/7/03pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Stein (private person); 7/8/03pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Lowry (Survivair Baxou-Dalloz); 7/9/03pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Kay (Ocenco); 7/16/03pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Heins (Draeger Safety) 7/23/03pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Bobetich (Mine Safety Appliances Company); 7/25/03pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Erwin (VA New England Health Care system); 7/29/03pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Stein (private person); 8/5/03pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Bernzweig (private person); 12/5/03pdf icon

Intent to appear from Berndtsson (SEA); 10/6/02 pdf icon[PDF – 446 KB]

Intent to appear from Kaufman (Naval Air Warfare Center Aircraft); 10/2/02 pdf icon[PDF – 481 KB]

Intent to appear from Bradley (ISEA); 9/27/02 pdf icon[PDF – 993 KB]

Intent to appear from Bradley (ISEA); 6/7/02 pdf icon[PDF – 377 KB]

Intent to appear from Herring (MSA); 6/6/02 pdf icon[PDF – 280 KB]

Intent to appear from Hensley (Chem-Tex Corp.); 6/4/02 pdf icon[PDF – 313 KB]

Intent to appear from Sustello (Bacou-Dalloz Group); 5/29/02 pdf icon[PDF – 951 KB]

Submission to the docket from Schorer (private person); 11/28/02pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Berndtsson (SEA); 11/27/02pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Durney (ILC Dover); 11/15/02pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Costantino (AFIERA); 11/13/02pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Herring (Mine Safety Appliances Company pdf icon[MSA]; 11/13/02

Submission to the docket from Waters (SBCCOM); 11/13/02pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Bradley (International Safety Equipment association pdf icon[ISEA])

Submission to the docket from Runge (3M); 11/7/02pdf icon

Submission 2 to the docket from Brookman (Interspiro, Inc.); 11/7/02pdf icon

Submission 1 to the docket from Brookman (Interspiro, Inc.); 11/7/02pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Weed (TSI Incorporated); 11/4/02pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Stein (private person); 10/30/02pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Berndtsson (SEA); 10/29/02pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Stewart (Audiopack); 10/22/02pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Capon (Avon Technical Products); 10/18/02pdf icon

Meeting Transcript; 10/16-17/02pdf icon

Notice; 67 FR 61108; 9/27/02pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Berndtsson (SEA); 9/25/02pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Berndtsson (SEA); 9/23/02pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Berndtsson (SEA); 9/12/02pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Runge (3M); 8/9/02pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Capon (Avon Technical Products); 7/9/02pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Capon (Avon Technical Products); 6/28/02pdf icon

Meeting Transcript; 6/20/02pdf icon

Meeting Agenda; 6/19/02pdf icon

Summary and Conclusions; 6/19/02pdf icon

Meeting Transcript; 6/19/02pdf icon

Presentation: Laboratory respirator Protection Level (LRPL) Testing – Mask Fit Testing Facility; 6/19/02pdf icon

Presentation: CBRN APR Human Factors; 6/19/02pdf icon

Presentation: Chemical Agent Systems Testing; 6/19/02pdf icon

Presentation: Rough Handling (Transportability, Temperature Range, Survivability) Draft Testing Protocol for CBRN Air Purifying Respirators; 6/19/02pdf icon

Presentation:  Why is PIAF so important that we need to change the way we test APR’s; 6/19/02pdf icon

Presentation: CBRN Air Purifying Respirator Performance Testing; 6/19/02pdf icon

Presentation: Respirator Filter Collection Efficiency of Biological Aerosols: A Review; 6/19/02pdf icon

Presentation: Individual Protective Requirements; 6/19/02pdf icon

Presentation: Implementation Process; 6/19/02pdf icon

Presentation: CBRN APR Test Matrix; 6/10/02pdf icon

Presentation: Interchangeability Concept; 6/19/02pdf icon

Presentation: Proposed Challenge & End Point Concentrations for Respirator Canisters; 6/18/02pdf icon

Presentation: Proposed CBRN Full-Facepiece APR Standard; 6/19/02pdf icon

Administrative Remarks; 6/18/02pdf icon

Attendee’s list from June 19, 2002 public meeting; 6/19/02pdf icon

List of speakers for June 18th and June 19th meeting; 6/18/02pdf icon

Meeting Agenda 6/18/02pdf icon

Presentation: CBRN Air Purifying Respirator Performance Testing; 6/18/02pdf icon

Presentation: Office of Law Enforcement Standards (OLES) Introduction & Overview; 6/18/02pdf icon

Presentation: Project Overview / Concept / Milestones; 6/18/02pdf icon

Presentation: Hazard Analysis Respirator Canister Challenges; 6/18/02pdf icon

Presentation: Hazard Analysis Toxic Industrial chemicals Identification and Modeling; 6/18/19pdf icon

Presentation: Chemical Warfare Agent Stimulants Project; 6/18/02pdf icon

Presentation: Permeation Characteristics of Some common Polymers Against the Mustard Stimulant 1,5-Dichloropentane; 6/18/02pdf icon

Presentation: ISEA comments to the proposed NIOSH Certification Standard for CBRN APR; 6/18/02pdf icon

Meeting Transcript; 6/18/02pdf icon

Attendee’s list from June 18, 2002 public meeting; 6/18/02pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Berndtsson (SEA); 6/17/02pdf icon

Notice; 67 FR 38127; 5/31/02pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Sustello (Bacou-Dalloz Group); 5/31/02pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Levitin (private person); 4/7/02pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Berndtsson (SEA); 3/7/02pdf icon

CBRN Public Meeting – April 17-18, 2001; Aberdeen Proving Ground, VA

Public meeting to discuss potential standards or guidelines for respiratory protective devices used to protect emergency response workers against chemical, biological, and radiological agents.

Material Under Consideration

Notice of public meeting pdf icon[PDF – 131 KB]

List of speakers pdf icon[PDF – 61 KB]

List of attendees pdf icon[PDF – 332 KB]

Meeting Presentations

Joint NIST/NIOSH/SBCCOM Stakeholder Meeting Welcome pdf icon[PDF – 74 KB]

Developing Standards for Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Explosive Response Equipment pdf icon[PDF – 10 MB] (Kathleen Higgins, OLES)

NBC Respirator Requirement Development Activities NIST, NIOSH, and SBCCOM pdf icon[PDF – 872 KB]: Background & Program Overview

NBC Hazards: Implications for respiratory protection–Nuclear/Radiological/Biological/Chemical pdf icon[PDF – 1 MB]

Vulnerability Assessment – Exposure Limits: Respiratory Standards pdf icon[PDF – 2 MB] (Art Stuempfle, OptiMetrics, Inc.)

Health Effects/Levels for Chemical Warfare Agents pdf icon[PDF – 709 KB] (Tina Waters, Edgewood Chemical Biological Center)

Concepts for Developing NBC Respirator Requirements pdf icon[PDF – 1 MB]– Project Status

Test Concepts for Evaluating Respirators for NBC Protection pdf icon[PDF – 2 MB] (Paul Gardner, Edgewood Chemical Biological Center)

The Use of Continuous Flow SAR for Respiratory Protection Against WMD pdf icon[PDF – 495 KB] (Jay Parker, Bullard)

System Agent Testing pdf icon[PDF – 981 KB] (Lee Campbell, Edgewood Chemical Biological Center)

Laboratory Respirator Protection Level Testing pdf icon[PDF – 1 MB] (LRPL) (Alex Pappas, SBCCOM)

Package Storage Testing pdf icon[PDF – 622 KB]

NIOSH Standards Development Processes – Possible Implementation Strategies for NBC Standards pdf icon[PDF – 654 KB]

Peak Inhalation Requirement to maintain Positive Pressure pdf icon[PDF – 1,008 KB] (Goran Berndtsson, SEA)

Interspiro Chemical Warfare Kit:  Combination Filter and SCBA Device pdf icon[PDF – 404 KB] (Mike Brookman, Interspiro)

Respiratory Protection for Response to CBR Agents pdf icon[PDF – 205 KB] (Clifton Crutchfield, University of Arizona)

Submissions in Order Received

Submission to the docket from Hensley pdf icon[PDF – 20 KB] (Chem-Tex Corporation) – 3/23/01

Submission to the docket from Cloonan pdf icon[PDF – 67 KB] (Scott Health & Safety) – 4/12/01

Submission to the docket from Sawicki pdf icon[PDF – 112 KB] (GEOMET Technologies) – 4/16/01

Submission to the docket from Daniel pdf icon[PDF – 404 KB] – 4/26/01

Submission to the docket from Cloonan pdf icon[PDF – 235 KB] (Scott Health & Safety) – 5/31/01

Submission to the docket from Berndtsson pdf icon[PDF – 71 KB] (The S.E.A. Group) – 10/25/01

In response to public comments received from its May 16, 1996, request (61 FR 24740), NIOSH announced the intended priority order for the development of the next proposed rule amendments (modules) to the current NIOSH procedures for certifying respiratory devices used to protect workers in hazardous environments.

Material Under Consideration

Letter to all manufacturers and all interested parties – Subject: Identification of Priorities for 42 CFR 84 Rule Making; 10/7/97pdf icon

Memo to the record from Matt Bowyer (NIOSH) meeting with the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA); 3/4/97pdf icon

Memo to the record from Matt Bowyer (NIOSH) meeting with the American Association for Laboratory Accreditation (A2LA); 1/16/97pdf icon

Email to the record from Tim Merinar (NIOSH) regarding phone call from Joe Caldwell (Memphis Fire Department); 1/2/97pdf icon

Letter to all manufacturers and all interested parties; re: identification of priorities for 42 CFR 84 rule making – 10/7/97pdf icon

Notice of priorities for rulemaking; 62 FR 53998; 10/17/97pdf icon

NIOSH/MSHA Respirator User Notice – 11/13/97pdf icon

Submissions to the Docket in Order Received

Submission to the docket from Reinert (Los Alamos National laboratory); 3/18/97 pdf icon[PDF – 28 KB]

Submission to the docket from Rogers (Department of Energy) – 3/20/97pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Kramer (Department of the Navy) – 7/1/97pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Cicilese (private person) – 12/4/97pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Bond (SATA Farbspritztechnik GmbH and Company) – 1/19/98pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Bradley (The Safety Equipment Associationpdf icon[ISEA]) – 9/9/98

Notice of Public meeting and request for comments; 61 FR 24740; 5/16/96 pdf icon[PDF – 20 KB]
Notice correction; 61 FR 25513; 5/21/96 pdf icon[PDF – 26 KB]
Submission to the docket from John Bieback and Peter LaPlaca (Microcom Technologies, Inc.); 12/31/96 pdf icon[PDF – 195 KB]
Submission to the docket from John Gulbronson (ITW DeVilbiss); 11/20/96 pdf icon[PDF – 361 KB]
Submission to the docket from Sandra Tirey (chemical Manufacturers Association); 10/25/96 pdf icon[PDF – 52 KB]
Memo to the record from Matt Bowyer (NIOSH) regarding meeting with Dale Pfriem (International Certification Services); 10/16/96 pdf icon[PDF – 51 KB]
Submission to the docket from Dave Romanowicz (Ontario Hydro); 10/15/96 pdf icon[PDF – 459 KB]
Submission to the docket from Charles Martin (Modern Safety Techniques); 10/14/96 pdf icon[PDF – 79 KB]
Submission to the docket from Dr. Pastemack and Dr. Plotz (Drager); 10/6/96 pdf icon[PDF – 50 KB]
Letter to Trenton Niemeyer (Falcon Corporation) from Bryan Hardin (NIOSH); regardine Nelson Leidel’s memorandum; 9/30/96 pdf icon[PDF – 28 KB]
Letter to Ray Reed (committee on Respiratory Protection and personal Alarm Equipment) and Richard Duffy (International Association of Fire Fighters pdf icon[IAFF] from Richard Metzler (NIOSH); 9/5/96 [PDF – 93 KB]
Submission to the docket from Dr. Pastemack (Dragerwerk AG); 8/19/96 pdf icon[PDF – 717 KB]
Submission to the docket from Daniel Shipp (Industrial Safety Equipment Association pdf icon[ISEA]); 8/16/96 [PDF – 335 KB]
Submission to the docket from Jay Parker (E.D. Bullard); 6/16/96 pdf icon[PDF – 276 KB]
Submission to the docket from Michael Cowell (Racal Health & Safety); 8/16/96 pdf icon[PDF – 537 KB]
Submission to the docket from John Quinn (Mine Safety Appliances Company) 8/15/96 pdf icon[PDF – 818 KB]
Submission to the docket from Reed (3M); 8/14/96 pdf icon[PDF – 502 KB]
Submission to the docket from Kenton Warner (Interspiro); 8/14/96 pdf icon[PDF – 1 MB]
Submission to the docket from John Gulbronson (ITW DeVilbiss); 9/14/96 pdf icon[PDF – 1 MB]
Submission to the docket from Steven Roll (Inchcape Testing Services); 8/14/96 pdf icon[PDF – 123 KB]
Submission to the docket from Sell (Drager); 8/13/96pdf icon
Submission to the docket from Nancy McWilliams (American Society of Safety Engineers pdf icon[ASSE]); 8/13/96 [PDF – 4 MB]
Submission to the docket from Patricia Gleason (Safety Equipment Institutes); 8/13/96 pdf icon[PDF – 516 KB]
Submission to the docket from David Doughtery (Wyle Laboratories); 8/12/96 pdf icon[PDF – 64 KB]
Letter from Gretz (private person); 8/12/96 pdf icon[PDF – 1 MB]
Submission to the docket from Reed and Duffy (National Fire Protection Association pdf icon[NFPA]); 8/10/96 [PDF – 52 KB]
Submission to the docket from Bien (private person); 8/8/96 pdf icon[PDF – 694 KB]
Submission to the docket from Stangis (Arizona Public Service Company); 8/7/96 pdf icon[PDF – 42 KB]
Submission to the docket from Robb Menzies (ACE Systems); 8/7/96 pdf icon[PDF – 186 KB]
Submission to the docket from Ruth Jones (Tecnol); 8/6/96 pdf icon[PDF – 151 KB]
Letter to Bryan Hardin (NIOSH) from Trenton Niemeyer (falcon Corporation); regarding Nelseon Leidel’s memorandum; 8/1/96 pdf icon[PDF – 43 KB]
Submission to the docket from Gebhart (NSF International); 7/29/96 pdf icon[PDF – 4 MB]
Submission to the docket from Liphardt and Schmon (SATA-Farbspritztechnik GmbH & Co.); 7/19/96 pdf icon[PDF – 90 KB]
Letter to Trenton Niemeyer (Filcon Corporation) from Bryan Hardin (NIOSH) regarding Nelson Leidel’s memorandum; 7/11/96 pdf icon[PDF – 23 KB]
Submission to the docket from Dale Pfriem (International Certification Services, Inc.); 7/7/96 pdf icon[PDF – 165 KB]
Submission to the docket from Kevin Warren (Inspec Certification Limited); 7/3/96 pdf icon[PDF – 100 KB]
Letter to Bruce Mayeda (Kubota Tractor Corporation) from Roland Berry Ann (NIOSH); 6/20/96 pdf icon[PDF – 65 KB]
Letter to Linda Rosenstock (NIOSH) from Trenton Niemeyer (Filcon Corporation); regarding Nelson Leidel’s memorandum; 6/19/96 pdf icon[PDF – 22 KB]
Sign-up sheet to request to present at the Northglenn, Co meeting on 6/12/96 pdf icon[PDF – 825 KB]
List of attendees at the meeting held in Northglenn, CO on 6/12/96 pdf icon[PDF – 324 KB]
Submission to the docket from Gary Nelson (Miller-Nelson Research Inc.); 6/12/96 pdf icon[PDF – 64 KB]
Letter to Diane Manning (NIOSH) from John Quinn (Mine Safety Appliances Company); 6/12/96 pdf icon[PDF – 824 KB]
List of attendees at the 6/7/96 meeting in Washington, DC pdf icon[PDF – 509 KB]
Sign-up sheet to request to present at the meeting held in Washington, DC, 6/7/96 pdf icon[PDF – 509 KB]
List of attendees at the 6/6/96 meeting in Washington, DC pdf icon[PDF – 2 MB]
Sign-up sheet to request to present at the meeting held in Washington, DC, 6/6/96 pdf icon[PDF – 399 KB]
Presentation by Gretz (private person) 6/6/96 pdf icon[PDF – 4 MB]
Presentation by Metzler (NIOSH); 6/6/96 pdf icon[PDF – 4 MB]
Presentation by Quinn (Mine Safety Appliances Company pdf icon[MSA]); 6/6/96 [PDF – 8 MB]
Presentation by Racal Health and Safety; 6/6/96 pdf icon[PDF – 4 MB]
Intent to appear from Gretz (private person); 5/30/96 pdf icon[PDF – 1 MB]
Intent to appear from Resnick (Fume Free Inc.) and Olson (TASC); 5/23/96 pdf icon[PDF – 34 KB]
Intent to appear from Gulbronson (DeVilbiss); 5/23/96 pdf icon[PDF – 22 KB]
Intent to appear from Phillips (Racal Health & Safety, Inc.); 5/21/96 pdf icon[PDF – 26 KB]
Intent to appear from Bradley (Industrial Safety Equipment Association pdf icon[ISEA]); 5/16/96 [PDF – 20 KB]
Submission to the docket from Reed (3M); 3/1/96 pdf icon[PDF – 628 KB]
Submission to the docket from Shipp (Industrial Safety Equipment Association pdf icon[ISEA]; 3/1/96
Submission to the docket from Nelson (private person); 2/27/96 pdf icon[PDF – 76 KB]
Submission to the docket from Alexander (Industrial Safety Equipment Association pdf icon[ISEA]; 2/16/96 [PDF – 2 MB]

This proposed rule addressed NIOSH’s and MSHA’s certification requirements for respiratory protective devices. Specifically, the proposal was to replace existing MSHA regulations with new public health regulations.

Informal Meeting Information

Intent to appear from Birkner (Moldex Metric, Inc.) – 5/23/94pdf icon

Intent to appear from Keady (TSI Incorporated) – 5/23/94pdf icon

Intent to appear from Jackson (American Mining Congresspdf icon[AMC]) – 5/26/94

Intent to appear from Vaughan (Neoterik Health Technologies, Inc.) – 5/26/94pdf icon

Intent to appear from McClaine (Mine Safety Appliances Companypdf icon[MSA]) – 5/31/94

Intent to appear from Parker (Glendale Protective Technologies, Inc.) – 6/6/94pdf icon

Intent to appear from Hierholzer (Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee) – 6/7/94pdf icon

Intent to appear from Johnson (TSI Incorporated) – 6/7/94pdf icon

Intent to appear from Strevey (Greater New York Hospital Association) – 6/8/94pdf icon

Intent to appear from Shipp (Industrial Safety Equipment Associationpdf icon[ISEA]) – 6/9/94

Intent to appear from Russell (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc.pdf icon[APIC]) – 6/14/94

Intent to appear from Lynch (American Industrial Hygiene Associationpdf icon[AIHA]) – 6/15/94

Intent to appear from Kiley (Air Techniquespdf icon[ATI]) – 6/17/94

Tentative schedule of appearances – 6/23-24/94pdf icon

List of attendeespdf icon

Testimony presented by Metzler (NIOSH) – 6/23/94pdf icon

Testimony presented by Martonik (Occupational Safety and Health Administrationpdf icon[OSHA]) – 6/23/94

Testimony presented by Pugliese (American Hospital Associationpdf icon[AHA]) – 6/23/94

Testimony presented by Mishkin (Moldex Metric Inc.) – 6/23/94pdf icon

Testimony presented by Hierholzer (Hospital Infection Control Practices Advisory Committeepdf icon[HICPAC]) – 6/23/94

Testimony presented by Salata (Case Western Reserve University) – 6/23/94pdf icon

Testimony presented by Shipp (Industrial Safety Equipment Associationpdf icon[ISEA]) – 6/23/94

Testimony presented by Nelson (American Industrial Hygiene Associationpdf icon[AIHA]) – 6/24/94

Testimony presented by McBreen (Healthcare Association of New York Statepdf icon[HANYS]) – 6/24/94

Testimony presented by Lambert (Mine Safety Appliances Companypdf icon[MSA]) – 6/24/94

Testimony presented by Strevey (Greater New York Hospital Associationpdf icon[GNYHA]) – 6/24/94

Testimony presented by Henderson (Warren G. Magnuson Clinical Center) – 6/24/94pdf icon

Testimony presented by Bryan (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc.pdf icon[APIC]) – 6/24/94

Testimony presented by Parker (Glendale Protective Technologies) – 6/24/94pdf icon

Transcript of NIOSH informal public hearing on proposed rule on respiratory protective devices; 6/23/94pdf icon

Transcript of NIOSH informal public hearing on proposed rule on respiratory protective devices; 6/24/94pdf icon

Submissions to the Docket in Order of Receipt

Submission to the docket from Osborne (Jesse Holman Jones Hospital) – undatedpdf icon

Submission to the docket from Minnicus (St. Elizabeth Hospital Medical Center) – undatedpdf icon

Submission to the docket from Newman (private person) – undatedpdf icon

Submission to the docket from Garagusi (Georgetown University Medical Center) – undatedpdf icon

Submission to the docket from Dorshow-Gordon (private person) – undatedpdf icon

Submission to the docket from Runnels (Brazosport Memorial Hospital) – undatedpdf icon

Submission to the docket from Scicluna (Northwest Continuing Care Center) – undatedpdf icon

Submission to the docket from Russell (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc.pdf icon[APIC]) – undated

Submission to the docket from Marsh (Ocean Springs Hospital) – undatedpdf icon

Submission to the docket from Clark (Medical Society of the State of New York) – undated; received 7/18/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Schrempp (Overlake Hospital Medical Center) – undated; received 7/18/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Wilcher (Industrial Safety Equipment Associationpdf icon[ISEA]) – 10/22/92

Submission to the docket from Wilcher (Industrial Safety Equipment Associationpdf icon[ISEA]) – 12/21/92

Submission to the docket from Lippmann (NYU Medical Center) – 1/4/93pdf icon

Letter to Porter (NIOSH) from Bailar (McGill University) – 1/11/93pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Brosseau (University of Minnesota) – 1/15/93pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Kojola (Laborers’ Health & Safety Fund of North America) – 1/22/93pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Crutchfield (The University of Arizona) – 2/5/93pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Reinert (Los Alamos National Laboratory) – 4/8/93pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Reed (3M) – 12/10/93pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Fisanick (Mercy Regional Health Systems) – 12/13/93pdf icon

Letter to NIOSH Docket Officer from Shipp (Industrial Safety Equipment Associationpdf icon[ISEA]); request for extension – 5/25/94

Submission to the docket from McLaughlin (Litton) – 5/31/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Neudeck (St. Elizabeth Hospital Medical Center) – 5/31/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from MacDonald (private person) – 6/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Brattin (Valley Baptist Medical Center) – 6/1/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Gaubatz (Valley Baptist Medical Center) – 6/1/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Hight (Valley Baptist Medical Center) – 6/1/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Stout (Valley Baptist Medical Center) – 6/1/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Turner (Oregon Health Sciences University) – 6/1/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Voccio (Harbin Clinic) – 6/1/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Duncan (St. Elizabeth Hospital Medical Center) – 6/3/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Tucker (Valley Baptist Medical Center) – 6/3/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Castillo (Valley Baptist Medical Center) – 6/6/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Given (Braxton County Memorial Hospital) – 6/6/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Gore (Department of Health and Environmental Control) – 6/6/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Heffernan (Valley Baptist Medical Center) – 6/6/94pdf icon

Letter to NIOSH from Burger (Jackson Memorial Hospital); request for information – 6/7/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Carlucci (Drake Center) – 6/7/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Hernandez (Valley Baptist Medical Center) – 6/7/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Kramer (Onslow Memorial Hospital) – 6/7/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Farber (North Memorial Medical Center) – 6/8/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Prescott (All Saints Episcopal Hospitals of Fort Worth) – 6/8/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Nedley (Valley Baptist Medical Center) – 6/9/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Bradshaw (St. Elizabeth Hospital Medical Center) – 6/10/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Gregory (Alamance County Hospital/Alamance Memorial Hospital) – 6/10/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Haisch (St. Elizabeth Hospital Medical Center) – 6/11/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Morris (S.C. Department of Disabilities and Special Needs-Whitten Center) – 6/13/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Zornes (St. Mary Medical Center) – 6/13/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Gurney (private person) – 6/15/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Stroud (St. Elizabeth Hospital Medical Center) – 6/15/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Hudson (Alamance County Hospital/Alamance Memorial Hospital) – 6/7/94pdf icon

Letters to meeting participants from Manning (NIOSH) – 6/17/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Killen (Association for Respiratory Protective Escape Devicespdf icon[ARPED]) – 6/20/94

Submission to the docket from McLaughlin (Litton Instruments & Life Support) – 6/20/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Waggoner (Valley Baptist Medical Center) – 6/20/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Swann (Brookdale International Systems Inc.) – 6/20/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Thompson (Southeast Alaska Regional Health Corporation) – 6/21/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Rothrock (Association of Operating Room Nurses, Inc.) – 6/21/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Tarrand (MD Anderson Cancer Center) – 6/21/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Syron (West Virginia Hospital Association) – 6/22/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Bangley (St. Joseph Hospital) – 6/22/94pdf icon

Memo to The Record from Rosenstock (NIOSH) regarding meeting between The Jefferson Group and NIOSH on June 17, 1994 – 6/23/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Tejani and Middlebrooks (Henry General Hospital) – 6/24/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Pettis (Highland Hospital of Rochester) – 6/24/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Infection Control Practitioners & Consultants of Long Beach) – 6/27/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Moorhouse-Getz (private person) – 6/27/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Nelson (Miller-Nelson Research Inc.) – 6/28/94pdf icon

Memo to The Record from Rosenstock (NIOSH) regarding meeting with Mine Safety Appliances (MSA) and NIOSH on June 22, 1994 – 6/28/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Harvey (Dameron Hospital Association) – 6/28/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Wentz (Health Care Association of Michigan) – 6/28/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Curley (Saint Barnabas Medical Center) – 6/29/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Rieger (Saint Barnabas Medical Center) – 6/29/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Ferrer (Saint Barnabas Medical Center) – 6/29/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Johnson (St. Luke’s Hospital) – 6/29/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Yeomans (The Rehabilitation Institute at Santa Barbara) – 6/29/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Lewis-Vais (Lutheran Medical Center) – 6/29/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Yaney (Saint Barnabas Medical Center) – 6/29/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Slavish (The Queen’s Medical Center) – 6/30/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Rollins, Sexton, & Arthur (Newberry County Memorial Hospitalpdf icon[NCMH]) – 7/1/94

Submission to the docket from Arritt (Association of Hospital Employee Health Professionalspdf icon[AHEHP]) – 7/1/94

Submission to the docket from Burdick (Cabell Huntington Hospital) – 7/1/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Patterson et al. (East Tennessee Children’s Hospital) – 7/1/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Steed (Greenville Memorial Hospital) – 7/1/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Ward (Roper Hospital) – 7/4/94pdf icon

Memo to the record from Berry Ann (NIOSH); regarding meeting with Mike Bennett and Mike Cowell of Racal – 7/5/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Friend (Sewickley Valley Hospital) – 7/5/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Pagen (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc.pdf icon[APIC]) – 7/5/94

Submission to the docket from Gruden (Pennsylvania Association of Hospital Employee Health Professionalspdf icon[PAHEHP]) – 7/5/94

Submission to the docket from Gillispie (St. Mary’s Hospital) – 7/5/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Sherman (Toledo Mental Health Center) – 7/5/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Beaufort Memorial Hospital – 7/8/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Wilson (Brookville Hospital) – 7/8/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Anderson (Beaufort Memorial Hospital) – 7/8/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Mock (Beaufort Memorial Hospital) – 7/8/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Hall (Beaufort Memorial Hospital) – 7/8/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from the TB Task Force (Muhlenberg Hospital Center) – 7/8/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Phinney (Beaufort Memorial Hospital) – 7/8/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Gregg (Beaufort Memorial Hospital) – 7/8/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Shelton-Welch (Beaufort Memorial Hospital) – 7/8/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Taylor (Beaufort Memorial Hospital) – 7/8/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Mahan (International Chemical Workers Unionpdf icon[ICWU]) – 7/11/94

Submission to the docket from Early (Shady Grove Adventist Hospital) – 7/11/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Jahre and Frace (St. Luke’s Hospital) – 7/11/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Hardman (Roane General Hospital) – 7/11/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Gucwa-Bucasas (Kauai Veterans Memorial Hospital) – 7/11/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Sanders and Pang (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc.pdf icon[APIC]) – 7/11/94

Submission to the docket from Gantz and Gross (Polyclinic Medical Center) – 7/11/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Baker (Canonsburg General Hospital) – 7/11/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from DeMarco (Siskiyou General Hospitalpdf icon[SGH]) – 7/11/94

Submission to the docket from Lay (Seidle Memorial Hospital) – 7/11/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Meiers (Health Association of Hawaii) – 7/11/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Grubb (Roane General Hospital) – 7/11/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Bartlett (Roane General Hospital) – 7/11/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Wolff and Fuhrman (Bon Secours-St. Francis Xavier Hospital) – 7/11/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Reardon (Hoyt Nursing Home) – 7/11/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Summers County Appalachian Regional Healthcare) – 7/11/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Lauze (Canonsburg General Hospital) – 7/11/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Keaton (Summersville Memorial Hospital) – 7/12/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Sanders (private person) – 7/12/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Haylock (Oncology Nursing Societypdf icon[ONS]) – 7/12/94

Submission to the docket from Finn (Fulton County Health Center) – 7/12/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Grady (Livingston County Hospitalpdf icon[LCH]) – 7/12/94

Submission to the docket from Taylor (White River Medical Center) – 7/12/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Hall (Fulton County Health Center) – 7/12/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Hennessey (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiologypdf icon[APIC]) – 7/12/94

Submission to the docket from Myers (Fulton County Health Center) – 7/12/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Hughes-Oates (St. Luke’s Hospital) – 7/12/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Casey (Northeastern Hospital of Philadelphia) – 7/12/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiologypdf icon[APIC]) – 7/12/94

Submission to the docket from Assavapisitkul (Castle Medical Center) – 7/13/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from McTigue (Elizabeth General Medical Centerpdf icon[EGMC]) – 7/13/94

Submission to the docket from Michaels and Roach (Plateau Medical Center) – 7/13/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Miller (HealthEast/St. John’s Hospital) – 7/13/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Bessette and McCully (Raritan Bay Medical Center) – 7/13/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Silvers (private person) – 7/13/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Vaughan (Neoterik Health Technologies, Inc.) – 7/13/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Lukes and Beshwate (Saint Agnes Medical Center) – 7/13/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Theys (Westmoreland Regional Hospital) – 7/13/94pdf icon

Letter to Berry Ann (NIOSH) from Bennett (Racal Health & Safety, Inc.) – 7/13/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Camp (Callaway Community Hospital) – 7/13/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Waller and Sheeran (Delaware County Memorial Hospital) – 7/14/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from DeBenedictis (The Reading Hospital and Medical Center) – 7/13/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Drew (East Orange General Hospital) – 7/14/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from White (Tendercare Manor Southgate) – 7/14/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Farren and Peganoff (Millcreek Community Hospital) – 7/14/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from O’Reilly (Wayne Living Center) – 7/14/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Hierholzer (Yale New Haven Hospital) – 7/14/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Fletcher and Rhodes (Saint Joseph’s Hospital) – 7/14/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Tendercare Alpena – 7/14/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Riggs and Young (Pitt County Memorial Hospital, Inc.) – 7/14/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Hort (New Jersey Hospital Associationpdf icon[NJHA]) – 7/14/94

Submission to the docket from Tabaczku (Manistee Heights Care Center) – 7/14/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Lorenz (Adrian Healthcare) – 7/14/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket Skog (Wayne Living Center for Seniors) – 7/14/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Schottmuller (HealthEast St. Joseph’s Hospital) – 7/14/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Hale (Tendercare Traverse City) – 7/14/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Gast (Kalamazoo Total Living Center) – 7/14/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Craven (Tendercarepdf icon[Michigan] Inc.) – 7/14/94

Submission to the docket from Miller (Delta Memorial Hospital) – 7/14/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Funderburk (Springs Memorial Hospital) – 7/14/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Waller and Sheeran (Delaware County Memorial Hospital) – 7/14/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Boyte (Baywood Nursing Home) – 7/14/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Smith (Northwest Continuing Care Center) – 7/14/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Lotto (private person) – 7/14/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Bentley and Hogan (Appalachian Regional Healthcare) – 7/14/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Kadlecz (Wayne Total Living Center) – 7/14/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Kuzilik (St. John Medical Center) – 7/14/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Acord (King’s Daughters’ Medical Center) – 7/14/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Vaughan (Neoterik Health Technologies, Inc.) – 7/14/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Smith (Tendercare Gaylord) – 7/14/94pdf icon

Memo to The Record from Berry Ann (NIOSH); meeting with Lambert (MSA), Newcomb (North Safety) and Wilmes (3M); round robin testing on 7/7/94 – 7/15/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Clark and Shaffer (Stonewall Jackson Memorial Hospital) – 7/15/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Strine (St. Joseph Hospital) – 7/15/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Lukes (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc.pdf icon[APIC]) – 7/15/94

Submission to the docket from Koopman (University of California, Davis) – 7/15/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Fennell (Sharon Heights Convalescent Hospital) – 7/15/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from McFaul (Tendercare Tawas City) – 7/15/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Yellan (The Detroit Medical Center) – 7/15/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Champine (Beach Nursing Home) – 7/15/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Pilla (Gnaden Huetten Memorial Hospital) – 7/15/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Blaher (Park Home Care of Central Florida) – 7/15/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Morita (University of California, Davis) – 7/15/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Cohen (University of California, Davis) – 7/15/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Bartholomew (HealthEast Midway Hospital) – 7/15/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Eisenstien (Westlake Cumberland Hospital) – 7/15/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from McCabe (American College of Emergency Physicians) – 7/15/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Reese (University of California, Davis) – 7/15/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Bobbitt and Abe (Children’s Hospital and Health Center) – 7/17/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Ellis and Burns (St. Elizabeth Medical Center) – 7/18/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Pike and Case (James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital) – 7/18/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Halford (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc.pdf icon[APIC]) – 7/18/94

Submission to the docket from Sproul (Tendercare Sault Ste. Marie) – 7/18/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Dunlap (St. Elizabeth Medical Center) – 7/18/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Jacobsen (Johnston-Willis Hospital) – 7/18/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Eberle (St. Elizabeth Hospital Medical Center) – 7/18/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Fischer (The Baptist Home) – 7/18/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Warrick (Reid Hospital & Health Care Services) – 7/18/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Curtin (Cabot Safety Corporation) – 7/18/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Houston (South Shore Hospital) – 7/18/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Claes (Fresno Community Hospital and Medical Center/Community Hospitals of Central California) – 7/18/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Stover (Kosair Children’s Hospital) – 7/18/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Frates (Estudillo Surgery Center) – 7/18/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Novak (Mercy Medical Center) – 7/18/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Grunden (Community Hospitals of Williams County, Inc.pdf icon[CHWC]) – 7/18/94

Submission to the docket from Brinn and Lindenmuth (Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Hospital/The Homestead Dundee Medical Center) – 7/18/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Renner (Allegheny General Hospital) – 7/18/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Dolecki (Saint Vincent Health Center) – 7/18/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Thomas (Caldwell County Hospital) – 7/18/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Quinn (Mercy Medical Center) – 7/18/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Palfreyman (The Three Rivers Chapter of the Association for Practitioners in Infection Control and Epidemiology) – 7/18/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Strunk and Giesen (Borgess Medical Center) – 7/18/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Sattler (Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Inc.) – 7/19/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Zdrok (Gerson) – 7/19/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Ellstein (Michigan Hospital Associationpdf icon[MHA]) – 7/19/94

Submission to the docket from McLaughlin (Litton) – 7/19/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Canan (private person) – 7/19/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Jones-Dyson (West Jefferson Medical Center) – 7/19/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Kojola (Laborers’ Health & Safety Fund of North America – 7/19/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Lynch (American Industrial Hygiene Associationpdf icon[AIHA]) – 7/19/94

Submission to the docket from Rogers and Scherer (Southwest Hospital) – 7/19/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Wutzke (Association for Practitioners in Infection Controlpdf icon[APIC]) – 7/19/94

Submission to the docket from Borton (Albert Einstein Medical Center) – 7/19/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Renkowski (M&R Consulting Group) – 7/19/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Decker (St. Luke’s Hospital of Duluth) – 7/19/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Perra, Rominger, and Mathis (St. Luke’s-Memorial) – 7/19/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Rogers (Mercy Medical Center) – 7/19/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Contino (Mercy Medical Center) – 7/19/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Murphy (Mercy Medical Center) – 7/19/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Prochilo (Mercy Medical Center) – 7/19/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from O’Daniel (Audubon Regional Medical Center) – 7/19/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Fauquier (Broadlawns Medical Center) – 7/19/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Stewart (Gilmore Memorial Hospital) – 7/19/94pdf icon

Letter to Crosby (Air Techniques) from Metzler (NIOSH); response to letter from Crosby of May 31, 1994 – 7/19/94pdf icon

Correction to docket submission dated 7/14/94 from Waller and Sheeran (Delaware County Memorial Hospital) – 7/19/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from O’Daniel (Association of Practitioners in Infection Control and Epidemiology) – 7/19/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Darcy (Suburban General Hospital) – 7/19/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Bonnicksen and Ouren (Association for Practitioners in Infection Control) – 7/20/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Haselhoff (Sioux Valley Memorial Hospital) – 7/20/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Holtermann and Motyl (St. Mary’s Hospital) – 7/20/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Hunninghake (American Thoracic Society) – 7/20/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Worthington (American Nurses Association) – 7/20/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Davis (Suburban Medical Center) – 7/20/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Anderson and Younger (California Pacific Medical Center) – 7/20/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Vaughan (Neoterik Health Technologies, Inc) – 7/20/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Reed (3M) – 7/20/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Faye (Eden Hospital Medical Center) – 7/20/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from McKee (Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital) – 7/20/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Morris and Waite (LDS Hospital) – 7/20/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Douglas (DCH Regional Medical Center) – 7/20/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Wiggins (Swedish Medical Center) – 7/20/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Lowell (The Alice Hyde Hospital Association) – 7/20/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Haner (F.F. Thompson Health System, Inc.) – 7/20/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Johnson (TSI Incorporated) – 7/20/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Strevey (Greater New York Hospital Association) – 7/20/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Blose (Punxsutawney Area Hospital) – 7/20/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from King (E.D. Bullard Company) – 7/20/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Evans and Hall (University of Kentucky Hospital) – 7/20/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Russell (St. Claire Medical Center) – 7/20/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Bonnicksen and Ouren (Association for Practitioners in Infection Controlpdf icon[APIC]) – 7/20/94

Submission to the docket from Miller (Mine Safety Appliancespdf icon[MSA]) – 7/21/94

Submission to the docket from Rupar (The Charlotte-Mecklenburg Hospital Authority) – 7/21/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Griffin (private person) – 7/21/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Balog, Hyde, Secor, and Lisk (Kalamazoo County Government Human Services Department) – 7/21/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Isenberg (Long Island Jewish Medical Center) – 7/21/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Guptill (Missouri Hospital Associationpdf icon[MHA]) – 7/21/94

Submission to the docket from Rummler (TECNOL) – 7/21/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Parker (Georgia Hospital Associationpdf icon[GHA]) – 7/21/94

Submission to the docket from Shipp (Industrial Safety Equipment Associationpdf icon[ISEA]) – 7/21/94

Submission to the docket from Gretz (private person) – 7/21/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Tayebi (Better Breathing Inc.) – 7/21/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Bryant (New Rochelle Hospital Medical Center) – 7/21/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Kline (Willson Safety Products) – 7/21/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Birkner and Mishkin (Moldex Metric, Inc.) – 7/21/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Long and Irish (National Paint and Coatings Association, Inc.) – 7/21/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Kiley (Air Techniques) – 7/21/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Boggs (Organization Resources Counselors, Inc.) – 7/21/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Queior (Samaritan Medical Center) – 7/21/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Stein (Survivair) – 7/21/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Bien (private person) – 7/21/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Neidig (Armstrong Country Memorial Hospitalpdf icon[ACMH]) – 7/21/94

Submission to the docket from Kenny and Cohen (Service Employees International Union, AFL-CIO, CLC) – 7/21/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from McBurnie (John T. Mather Memorial Hospital) – 7/22/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Craven (Tendercarepdf icon[Michigan] Inc.) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Barker, Green, Hunter, and German (Ojai Valley Community Hospital) – 7/22/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Brooks (Ephraim McDowell Regional Medical Center) – 7/22/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Douglas (DCH Regional Medical Center) – 7/22/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Krasinski (Saint Francis Hospital) – 7/22/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Hassett (Tompkins Community Hospital) – 7/22/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Hitt (Valdese General Hospital) – 7/22/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Bell (Grenada Lake Medical Center) – 7/22/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Olmsted (Cather McAuley Health System) – 7/22/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Dayvault (Association for Professionals in Infection Control and Epidemiology, Inc.pdf icon[APIC]) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Peri (Con Edison) – 7/22/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Brown (Federal Emergency Management Agencypdf icon[FEMA]) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Knebel (American Mining Congresspdf icon[AMC]) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Abrams (National Stone Associationpdf icon[NSA]) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Bennett (Racal Health & Safety, Inc.) – 7/22/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Keim (Saint Joseph Hospital) – 7/22/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Seckman (American Health Care Associationpdf icon[AHCA]) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Cohn (The Long Island College Hospitalpdf icon[LICH]) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Brown (Kenmore Mercy Hospital) – 7/22/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Brown (Federal Emergency Management Agency) – 7/22/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Donavan (Samaritan Hospital) – 7/22/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Golden (Samaritan Hospital) – 7/22/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Greene (Samaritan Hospital) – 7/22/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Grindel (Academy of Medical-Surgical Nursespdf icon[AMSN]) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Kadish (Samaritan Hospital) – 7/22/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Mullins (Chemical Manufacturers Associationpdf icon[CMA]) – 7/22/94

Submission to the docket from Scollard (St. Francis Hospital) – 7/22/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Hinds (New York City Health and Hospitals Corporation) – 7/25/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Richardson and Underwood (Camden-Clark Memorial Hospital) – 7/25/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Ehrich (Community-General Hospital of Greater Syracuse) – 7/26/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Melius and Nagin (State of New York/Department of Health) – 7/26/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Nicas (University of California—Berkeley) – 7/26/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Barksdale (St. Francis Hospital) – 7/27/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Marciante (Holmes Regional Medical Center, Inc.) – 7/27/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Heinsohn (Heinsohn Consultation Services) – 7/29/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Mycroft (State of California–Health and Welfare Agency – 7/29/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Leidel (NIOSH); personal comments – 8/11/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Shipp (Industrial Safety Equipment Association (ISEA)] – 8/12/94pdf icon

Letter to Shalala (Secretary, DHHS) from Wofford (United States Senate); regarding letter from Friend (Sewickley Valley Hospital) – 8/24/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Quail (The St. George Company Limited) – 8/25/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Tayebi (Better Breathing Inc.) – 9/6/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Reed (3M) – 10/4/94pdf icon

Letter to the Voting Representatives (Industrial Safety Equipment Associationpdf icon[ISEA]) from Shipp (ISEA); regarding ISEA response to Nelson Leidel Statements – 10/4/94

Submission to the docket from Reed (3M) – 10/5/94pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Lambert (Mine Safety Appliancespdf icon[MSA]) – 11/30/94

Memo to the record from Hardin (NIOSH); November 15, 1994, Meeting with 3M Representatives – 12/15/94pdf icon

Memo to the record from Rosenstock (NIOSH); Proposed regulation, 42 CFR 84, Meeting on September 28, 1994, with Mine Safety Appliances (MSA) and NIOSH – 12/29/94pdf icon

This notice proposed regulations at Part 84 of Title 42 of the Code of Regulations (42 CFR Part 84) for certifying respirators.

Materials Under Consideration

Evaluation of the NIOSH Certification Program; DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 80-113; 11/21/79pdf icon

January 1982 Recommendations from MHRAC: Report of the Respirator Research Subcommittee of the Mine Health Research Advisory Committee – 1/27/82pdf icon

Revision of tests and requirements for certification of permissibility of respiratory protective devices used in mines and mining; Notice of proposed rulemaking; 52 FR 32401; 8/27/87pdf icon

Proposed rule; extension of comment period, change in address and notice of meetings; 52 FR 37639; 10/8/87pdf icon

Proposed rule; extension of public comment period and corrections; 53 FR 5595; 2/25/88pdf icon

Public Meeting – 1/27-28/88

Intent to appear from Birkner (Moldex Metric, Inc.) – 12/10/87pdf icon

Intent to appear from Manns (Freudenberg) – 12/11/87pdf icon

Intent to appar from Richardson (Racal Airstream, Inc.) – 12/14/87pdf icon

Intent to appear from Spool (Siebe North) – 12/21/87pdf icon

Intent to appear from Miller (E.D. Bullard Company) – 12/21/87pdf icon

Intent to appear from Bauman (Edison Electric Institute) – 12/22/87pdf icon

Intent to appear from Smith (Safety Equipment Institutepdf icon[SEI]) – 12/23/87

Intent to appear from Vaughan (Neoterik Health Technologies, Inc.) – 12/28/87pdf icon

Intent to appear and submission to the docket from Moon (Pro-Tech Respirators, Inc.) – 12/28/87pdf icon

Intent to appear from Wilcher (Industrial Safety Equipment Associationpdf icon[ISEA]) – 12/29/87

Intent to appear from Cowan (The Jefferson Group) – 12/29/87pdf icon

Intent to appear from Sankpill (Parmelee Industries, Inc.) – 1/4/88pdf icon

Intent to appear from Moon (Pro-Tech Respirators, Inc.) – 1/4/88pdf icon

Intent to appear from Bennett (Safety Equipment Distributors Association Inc.) – 1/4/88pdf icon

Intent to appear from Bailey (Scott Aviation); on behalf of Ganzermuller – 1/6/88pdf icon

Intent to appear from Schmidt (Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Companypdf icon[3M]); on behalf of Kolander and Wilmes – 1/7/88

Intent to appear from Grunberg (Mine Safety Appliances Companypdf icon[MSA]) – 1/7/88

Intent to appear from Paley (Wickens, Koches & Cale) – 1/11/88pdf icon

Intent to appear from Niemeyer (Filcon Corporation) – 1/11/88pdf icon

Intent to appear from Seymour (private person) – 1/11/88pdf icon

Intent to appear from Adkins (OSHA) – 1/11/87pdf icon

Intent to appear from Berning (Ocenco Incorporated); on behalf of Droppleman – 1/11/88pdf icon

Intent to appear from Carey (Interspiro) – 1/11/88pdf icon

Intent to attend from McLaughlin (Clifton Precision) – 1/12/88pdf icon

Intent to appear from Brown (Bureau of Mines) – 1/13/88pdf icon

List of attendees at NIOSH meeting held 1/20/88 in San Francisco, CApdf icon

Intent to appear and copy of presentation from Petkiewicz (Freudenberg) – 1/25/88pdf icon

List of attendees at NIOSH meeting held 1/27-28/88 in Washington, DCpdf icon

Testimony presented by NIOSH Team – 1/27/88pdf icon

Testimony presented by OSHA Team – 1/27/88pdf icon

Testimony presented by Wilcher (Industrial Safety Equipment Associationpdf icon[ISEA]) – 1/27/88

Testimony presented by Wickens, Koches & Cale (counsel for Industrial Safety Equipment Associationpdf icon[ISEA] – 1/27/88

Testimony presented by Behnke and Bauman (Edison Electric Institute) – 1/27/88pdf icon

Testimony presented by Sankpill (Parmelee Industries, Inc.) – 1/27/88pdf icon

Testimony presented by Sorensen (Ocenco Incorporated) – 1/27/88pdf icon

Testimony presented by Spool (Siebe North, Inc.) – 1/27/88pdf icon

Testimony presented by Vaughan (Neoterik Health Technologies, Inc.) – 1/27/88pdf icon

Testimony presented by Zdrok (American Optical Corporation) – 1/27/88pdf icon

Testimony by NIOSH Team – 1/28/88pdf icon

Testimony presented by Boggs (Organization Resources Counselors Inc.) – 1/28/88pdf icon

Testimony by Kolander (Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Companypdf icon[3M]) – 1/28/88

Transcript of informal hearing on notice of proposed rulemaking on Revision of Tests and Requirements for Certification of Respiratory Protective Devices; 42 CFR Part 84; San Francisco, CA; 1/20/88pdf icon

Transcript of informal hearings on notice of proposed rulemaking on Revision of Tests and Requirements for Certification of Respiratory Protective Devices; 42 CFR Part 84; Washington, DC; 1/27-28/88pdf icon

Miscellaneous Items

Summary of presentation from Petkiewicz (Freudenberg) – 1/7/88pdf icon

Letter to Proxmire (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Brian McGinley – 1/26/88pdf icon

Letter to Bentsen (United States Senate) from Windom (DHHS); on behalf of Dan Flynn – 1/29/88pdf icon

Letter to Leidel (NIOSH) from Viola (private person); request for comments – 2/2/88pdf icon

Letter to Proxmire (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Robert Gilbert – 2/2/88pdf icon

Letter to Simon (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of constituents – 2/2/88pdf icon

Letter to Upton (House of Representatives) from Windom (DHHS); on behalf of Mike Moon – 2/3/88pdf icon

Letter to The Honorable George (Buddy) Darden (House of Representatives) from Windom (DHHS); on behalf of William P. Harris, Jr. – 2/9/88pdf icon

Letter to The Honorable Larry J. Hopkins (House of Representatives) from Windom (DHHS) – 2/10/88pdf icon

Letter to The Honorable Hal Daub (House of Representatives) from Windom (DHHS) – 2/10/88pdf icon

Letter to The Honorable J. James Exon (United States Senate) from Windom (DHHS); on behalf of Charles B. Westerberg – 2/10/88pdf icon

Letter to The Honorable Sam M. Gibbons (House of Representatives) from Windom (DHHS) – 2/10/88pdf icon

Letter to The Honorable William Donald Schaefer (Governor of Maryland) from Windom (DHHS) – 2/10/88pdf icon

Letter to The Honorable John P. Murtha (House of Representatives) from Windom (DHHS) – 2/22/88pdf icon

Letter to The Honorable Tom Harkin (United States Senate) from Windom (DHHS); on behalf of Jan A. Brockmeyer – 2/22/88pdf icon

Letter to The Honorable Harris W. Fawell (House of Representatives) from Windom (DHHS) – 2/22/88pdf icon

Letter to The Honorable Lloyd Bentsen (United States Senate) from Windom (DHHS); on behalf of Richard Jernigan – 2/22/88pdf icon

Letter to The Honorable William L. Armstrong (United States Senate) from Windom (DHHS); on behalf of G.J. Galyath – 2/22/88pdf icon

Letter to The Honorable William J. Coyne (House of Representatives) from Windom (DHHS); on behalf of Mine Safety Appliances Company – 3/4/88pdf icon

Letter to The Honorable Ernest F. Hollings (United States Senate) from Windom (DHHS) – 3/4/88pdf icon

Letter to The Honorable Timothy E. Wirth (United States Senate) from Windom (DHHS); on behalf of G.J. Galyath – 3/4/88pdf icon

Letter to The Honorable Timothy E. Wirth (United States Senate) from Windom (DHHS); on behalf of Dorwin Wehmeyer – 3/4/88pdf icon

Letter to The Honorable Sam Nunn (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Howard B. Garwood – 3/16/88pdf icon

Letter to The Honorable Rudy Boschwitz (United States Senate) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Breman – 3/21/88pdf icon

Letter to the Honorable John Glenn (United States Senate) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of constituents – 3/21/88pdf icon

Letter to The Honorable Lewton Chiles (United States Senate) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Canon – 3/21/88pdf icon

Letter to The Honorable Charles Grassley (United States Senate) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Westerberg – 3/21/88pdf icon

Letter to The Honorable Tom DeLay (House of Representatives) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Jernigan – 3/21/88pdf icon

Letter to The Honorable Michael Bilirakis (House of Representatives) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Crannell – 3/21/88pdf icon

Letter to The Honorable William Roth (United States Senate) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of McDonald – 3/21/88pdf icon

Letter to The Honorable Barbara F. Vucanovich (House of Representatives) from Windom (DHHS); on behalf of Interstate Safety and Supply, Incorporated – 3/21/88pdf icon

Letter to The Honorable Joseph A. Petrarca (House of Representatives) from Windom (DHHS) – 3/21/88pdf icon

Letter to The Honorable Mitch McConnell (United States Senate) from Windom (DHHS) – 3/21/88pdf icon

Letter to The Honorable John D. Dingell (House of Representatives) from Windom (DHHS); on behalf of Charles D. Hough – 3/21/88pdf icon

Letter to The Honorable Bill Archer (House of Representatives) from Windom (DHHS); on behalf of Butch Hutton and Cliff Myers – 3/21/88pdf icon

Letter to The Honorable Helen Delich Bentley (House of Representatives) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of constituents – 3/22/88pdf icon

Letter to The Honorable Rudy Boschwitz (United States Senate) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of George Maumee – 3/24/88pdf icon

Letter to The Honorable Daniel Patrick Moynihan (United States Senate) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Jay Parker – 3/24/88pdf icon

Letter to The Honorable Rudy Boschwitz (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Jerome Phillips – 3/28/88pdf icon

Letter to The Honorable Frank Lautenberg (United State Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of constituents – 3/28/88pdf icon

Letter to Biden (United States Senate) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of McDonald – 4/8/88pdf icon

Memo to The Record from Leidel (NIOSH); regarding meeting of April 27, 1988, with representatives of the Jefferson Group and ISEA – 5/2/88pdf icon

Letter to Leidel (NIOSH) from Spool (Siebe North, Inc.); regarding memo to the record dated May 2, 1988 meeting – 5/9/88pdf icon

Letter to Franklin (Sellstrom Indusrial Park) from Millar (NIOSH); in response to letter from Representative Henry Hyde – 5/17/88pdf icon

Memo to The Record from Strickland-Cid (OGC); regarding July 15, 1988, meeting of Dr. Windom with representatives of the Jefferson Group, ISEA, and Senator Strom Thurmond’s Office – 7/21/88pdf icon

Letter to Cowan (The Jefferson Group) from Mason (CDC) – 1/24/89pdf icon

Memo to the Record from Lemen (NIOSH); regarding meeting of January 1989 with the Jefferson Group concerning NIOSH respirator regulations 42 CFR Part 84pdf icon

Submissions in Order Received

Submission to the docket from O’Leary (Arthur D. Little, Inc.) – undatedpdf icon

Letter to Moran (NIOSH) from Wilcher (Industrial Safety Equipment Associationpdf icon[ISEA]); request for extension of comment period – 8/31/87

Letter to Moran (NIOSH) from Schmidt (Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Companypdf icon[3M]); request for extension of comment period – 9/8/87

Letter to Moran (NIOSH) from Koches (Wickens, Koches & Cale); request for recall of proposed 42 CFR Part 84 – 9/21/87pdf icon

Letter to Moran (NIOSH) from Baier (Occupational Safety and Health Administrationpdf icon[OSHA]); request for extension of comment period – 9/24/87

Submission to the docket from Petkiewicz (Freudenberg) – 10/15/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Hinds (Litton Clifton Precision) – 10/22/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Bowman (EG&G Florida) – 10/22/87pdf icon

Letter to Leidel (NIOSH) from Schmidt (Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Companypdf icon[3M]); regarding letter to Moran dated 9/8/87 – 11/2/87

Submission to the docket from Cunningham (Knauf Fiber Glass) – 11/2/87pdf icon

Letter to Moran (NIOSH) from Henderson (City of Long Beach); request for copy of 42 CFR 84 – 11/2/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Bowery (Hubbell, Inc.) – 11/3/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Thedell (National Steel and Shipbuilding Companypdf icon[NASSCO]) – 11/3/87

Submission to the docket from Phillips (Paymaster Oil Mill Co.) – 11/5/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Tyson (Riverside Cement Company) – 11/6/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Rohrer (Quad City Safety Inc.) – 11/6/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Nozko (ACMAT Corporation) – 11/9/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Bohling (CWC Textron) – 11/10/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Heese (Virginia Power) – 11/10/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Cornish (Morton Thiokol, Inc.) – 11/11/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Mettam (Mettam Safety Supply Company) – 11/11/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Ceser (California State Polytechnic University) – 11/12/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Trott (FMC Corporation) – 11/19/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Meckes (The Knapheide Manufacturing Company) – 11/22/87pdf icon

Letter to Schmidt (Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Companypdf icon[3M]) from Leidel (NIOSH); thank you letter – 11/23/87

Submission to the docket from Reilly (Safety First Supply) – 11/27/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Herring (Parker Drilling Company) – 12/2/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from McClure (Brunswick Defense) – 12/2/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Boord (National Draeger, Inc.) – 12/2/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Beardsley (American Brass) – 12/7/87pdf icon

Letter to Auchter (The Jefferson Group) from Millar (NIOSH); memo to the record regarding meeting of 12/8/87 with representatives of the Jefferson Grouppdf icon

Submission to the docket from Anderson (Aluminum Company of Americapdf icon[ALCOA]) – 12/9/87

Letter to Leidel (NIOSH) from Manns (Freudenberg); request for records – 12/11/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Boggs (Organization Resources Counselors, Inc.) – 12/15/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Kennebeck (American Welding Societypdf icon[AWS]) – 12/15/87

Submission to the docket from Parker (Glendale Protective Technologies, Inc.pdf icon[GPT]) – 12/15/87

Submission to the docket from Damiano (Aluminum Company of America) – 12/15/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Zdrok (American Optical Corporationpdf icon[AO]) – 12/16/87

Submission to the docket from Boyd (private person) – 12/16/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Hollingsworth (Intalco Aluminum Corporation) – 12/16/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Laszcz-Davis (Kaiser Aluminum & Chemical Corporation) – 12/17/87pdf icon

Letter to Dixon (United States Senate) from Franklin (Sellstrom Manufacturing Co.) – 12/17/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from O’Neal (Mine Safety and Health Administration pdf icon[MSHA]) and Pendergrass (Occupational Safety and Health Administration[OSHA]) – 12/18/87

Submission to the docket from Ritthamel (GPU Nuclear Corporation) – 12/18/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Smith (Safety Equipment Institutepdf icon[SEI]) – 12/18/87

Submission to the docket from Murphy (Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.) – 12/18/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Chandler (private person) – 12/18/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Knebel (American Mining Congresspdf icon[AMC]) – 12/21/87

Submission to the docket from Wilcher (Industrial Safety Equipment Associationpdf icon[ISEA]); final comments – 12/21/87

Submission to the docket from Kline (Willson Safety Products) – 12/21/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Prohaska (Siebe North, Inc.) – 12/21/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Rice (Rice Safety Equipment Company) – 12/21/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Edwards (G.T. Safety Equipment, Inc.) – 12/21/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Riordan (Riordan Safety, Inc.) – 12/21/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Bowditch (Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Associationpdf icon[MVMA]) – 12/21/87

Submission to the docket from Morgan (Bureau of Mines) – 12/22/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Riccio (Rexnord) – 12/22/87pdf icon

Letter from Nowak (House of Representatives); re: letters from Kennedy (American Allsafe Co.) and Bailey (Scott Aviation) – 12/22/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Roberts (Jones Safety Supply, Inc.) – 12/22/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Wilcher (Industrial Safety Equipment Associationpdf icon[ISEA]) – 12/22/87

Submission to the docket from Wilmes (3M) – 12/22/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Mosiman (Heron, Burchette, Ruckert & Rothwell); on behalf of Nucor Steel-Nebraska) – 12/22/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Iaquinto (American Felt & Filter Company) – 12/22/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Seminario (American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizationspdf icon[AFL-CIO]) – 12/23/87

Submission to the docket from Conlon (Association of American Railroads) – 12/23/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Ahrens (Adhesives Manufacturers Association) – 12/23/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Beyette (Chickasha Cotton Oil Company) – 12/23/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Richardson (Racal Airstream, Inc.) – 12/23/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from from Almqvist (Interspiro) – 12/23/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Gradison (House of Representatives); on behalf of Taylor – 12/23/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Whited (E.I.du Pont de Nemours & Company) – 12/23/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Bullard (E.D. Bullard Company) – 12/23/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Horstmeyer (S-Tron) – 12/23/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Elkins (Environmental Protection Agencypdf icon[EPA]) – 12/23/87

Submission to the docket from McBeath (American Public Health Association) – 12/23/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Westerberg (Continental Safety Equipment) – 12/23/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Magidson (Moldex Metric Inc.) – 12/23/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Spool (Siebe North, Inc.) – 12/23/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Seymour (private person) – 12/23/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Bailey (Scott Aviation) – 12/23/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Scott (Norfolk Southern Corporation) – 12/23/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Klickovich (Atlantic Electric) – 12/24/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Bouchard (Arizona Public Service Company) – 12/24/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Grunberg (Mine Safety Appliances Companypdf icon[MSA]) – 12/24/87

Submission to the docket from Vaughan (Neoterik Health Technologies, Inc.) – 12/28/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Sankpill (Parmelee Industries, inc.) – 12/28/87pdf icon

Additional copies of comments from Mosiman (Heron, Burchette, Ruckert & Rothwell); on behalf of Nucor Steel-Nebraska – 12/28/87pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Hernandez (American Iron and Steel Institute) – 12/28/87pdf icon

Letters to Senator Frank Lautenberg from employees at Belmar Safety Equipment Inc. – January 1988pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Herman (Department of the Navy) – 1/7/88pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Barbaglia (UAW-Chrysler Skill Development and Training Center) – 1/7/88pdf icon

Letter to Dixon (United States Senate) from Mettam (Mettam Safety Supply Co.) – 1/11/88pdf icon

Letter to Porter (NIOSH) from Ford (United States Senate); submission from Blake (E.D. Bullard Company) dated 12/18/87 – 1/11/88pdf icon

Letter to Leidel (NIOSH) from Schaefer (Governor of Maryland) – 1/18/88pdf icon

Letter to Ravenel (House of Representatives) from Adam (Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO) – 1/20/88pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Cunningham (Nuclear Regulatory Commissionpdf icon[NRC]) – 1/21/88

Letter to Jacobs (House of Representatives) from Bowen (DHHS); on behalf of McNamara – 1/25/88pdf icon

Letter to Hatfield (United States Senate) from Bowen (DHHS); on behalf of Griffith – 1/25/88pdf icon

Letter to Ford (United States Senate) from Bowen (DHHS); on behalf of Moody – 1/25/88pdf icon

Letter to Dornan (House of Representatives) from Bowen (DHHS) – 1/25/88pdf icon

Letter to Boland (House of Representatives) from Bowen (DHHS); on behalf of Flanagan – 1/25/88pdf icon

Letter to Schneider (House of Representatives) from Bowen (DHHS) – 1/25/88pdf icon

Letter to Ravenel (House of Representatives) from Bowen (DHHS) – 1/25/88pdf icon

Letter to Thurmond (United States Senate) from Bowen (DHHS) – 1/25/88pdf icon

Letter to Murphy (House of Representatives) from Bowen (DHHS) – 1/25/88pdf icon

Letter to Spratt (House of Representatives) from Bowen (DHHS) – 1/25/88pdf icon

Letter to Yatron (House of Representatives) from Bowen (DHHS); on behalf of McCroskey and Sustello – 1/25/88pdf icon

Letter to Hefner (House of Representatives) from Bowen (DHHS); on behalf of Bailey – 1/25/88pdf icon

Letter to Mikulski (United States Senate) from Bowen (DHHS) – 1/25/88pdf icon

Letter to Sarbanes (United States Senate) from Bowen (DHHS) – 1/25/88pdf icon

Letter to Danforth (United States Senate) from Bowen (DHHS) – 1/25/88pdf icon

Letter to Chafee (United States Senate) from Bowen (DHHS) – 1/25/88pdf icon

Letter to Brown (House of Representatives) from Bowen (DHHS) – 1/25/88pdf icon

Letter to Bennett (House of Representatives) from Bowen (DHHS); on behalf of McQuade – 1/25/88pdf icon

Letter to Byron (House of Representatives) from Bowen (DHHS) – 1/25/88pdf icon

Letter to Dole (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of LePard – 1/26/88pdf icon

Letter to Martin (House of Representatives) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Franklin – 1/26/88pdf icon

Letter to Gradison (House of Representatives) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Taylor – 1/26/88pdf icon

Letter to Upton (House of Representatives) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Moon – 1/26/88pdf icon

Letter to Exon (United States Senate) from Millar (NIOSH) – 1/26/88pdf icon

Letter to Rowland (House of Representatives) from Bowen (DHHS); on behalf of Thornfeldt – 1/27/88pdf icon

Letter to Packwood (United States Senate) from Bowen (DHHS); on behalf of Griffith – 1/28/88pdf icon

Letter to Director, NIOSH from Lancaster (House of Representatives); on behalf of DiGiovanni – 1/28/88pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Droppleman (Ocenco Incorporated) – 1/28/88pdf icon

Submission to the docket from William (North Safety Equipment) – 1/28/88pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Weeks (United Mine Workers of America) – 1/29/88pdf icon

Letter to Leidel (NIOSH) from Richardson (Racal Airstream, Inc.) – 2/1/88pdf icon

Letter to Dixon (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Larson – 2/2/88pdf icon

Letter to Dixon (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Bryant – 2/2/88pdf icon

Request for extension of posthearing comment period from Wilcher (Industrial Safety Equipment Associationpdf icon[ISEA]) – 2/2/88

Request from extension of posthearing comment period from Schmidt (Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Companypdf icon[3M]) – 2/3/88

Submission to the docket from Kasten (United States Senate); on behalf of constituents – 2/4/88pdf icon

Letter to Porter (NIOSH) from Ford (United States Senate); submission from Harper (Orr Safety Equipment Company, Inc.) dated 2/11/88 – 2/17/88pdf icon

Letter to Helms (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Bailey – 2/18/88pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Wilcher (Industrial Safety Equ ipment Associationpdf icon[ISEA]) – 2/19/88

Letter to Docksai (DHHS) from Dixon (United States Senate); inquiries from constituents – 2/19/88pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Kline (Willson Safety Products) – 2/22/88pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Potts-Dupre (Sherman, Dunn, Cohen, Leifer & Counts); on behalf of the Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO – 2/23/88pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Warkander (University at Buffalo) – 2/25/88pdf icon

Letter to Simon (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of constituents – 2/29/88pdf icon

Letter to Bradley (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Mason (CDC) – 2/29/88pdf icon

Letter to Hecht (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Mullhall – 2/29/88pdf icon

Letter to Fowler (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Garwood) – 2/29/88pdf icon

Letter to Riegle (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of constituents – 2/29/88pdf icon

Letter to Heflin (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of constituents – 2/29/88pdf icon

Letter to Dixon (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Schoen and Lieberman – 2/29/88pdf icon

Letter to Lautenberg (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Zeller – 2/29/88pdf icon

Letter to Proxmire (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Vorpahl – 2/29/88pdf icon

Letter to Hall (House of Representatives) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Sheridan – 2/29/88pdf icon

Letter to Ryan (Mine Safety Appliances Company) from Windom (HHS) – 3/2/88pdf icon

Letter to Helms (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of James -3/16/88pdf icon

Letter to Sasser (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Reeves – 3/16/88pdf icon

Letter to Cranston (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Brown – 3/16/88pdf icon

Letter to Wilson (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of constituents – 3/16/88pdf icon

Letter to Chafee (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Ryan – 3/16/88pdf icon

Letter to Helms (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of DiGiovanni – 3/16/88pdf icon

Letter to Boschwitz (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of constituents – 3/18/88pdf icon

Letter to Breaux (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Wilson – 3/18/88pdf icon

Letter to McEwen (House of Representatives) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Sheridan – 3/18/88pdf icon

Letter to Johnston (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Bowman – 3/18/88pdf icon

Letter to Nickles (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Hansen – 3/18/88pdf icon

Letter to Nunn (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of Flanagan – 3/18/88pdf icon

Letter to Barton (House of Representatives) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Goldstein – 3/21/88pdf icon

Letter to Sabo (House of Representatives) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Berg – 3/21/88pdf icon

Letter to Johnson (House of Representatives) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Ringgenberg – 3/21/88pdf icon

Letter to Schulze (House of Representatives) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Stump – 3/21/88pdf icon

Letter to McCain (United States Senate) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Prince and Flynn – 3/21/88pdf icon

Letter to Mettam (Mettam Safety Supply Company) from Mason (Centers for Disease Control); regarding letter to Senator Dixon – 3/21/88pdf icon

Letter to Bentley (House of Representatives) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Steven Wicelinski – 3/21/88pdf icon

Letter to Nowak (House of Representatives) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of LM Kennedy and Lincoln Bailey – 3/21/88pdf icon

Letter to Andrews (House of Representatives) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Cliff Myers – 3/21/88pdf icon

Letter to Goodling (House of Representatives) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Susan Miller – 3/21/88pdf icon

Letter to Mazzoli (House of Representatives) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of William Moody – 3/21/88pdf icon

Letter to Byrd (United States Senate) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Robert Kness – 3/21/88pdf icon

Letter to McConnell (United States Senate) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of Bruce Blake and William Moody – 3/21/88pdf icon

Letter to Franklin (Sellstrom Manufacturing Company) from Mason (CDC); regarding letter to Senator Dixon – 3/21/88pdf icon

Letter to The Honorable Paul Sarbanes (United States Senate) from Millar (NIOSH); on behalf of McGarity – 3/21/88pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Spool (Siebe North, Inc.) – 3/23/88pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Gerson (Louis M. Gerson Co., Inc.) and Yung (Director of Regulatory Affairs) – 3/25/88pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Schmidt (Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Companypdf icon[3M]) – 3/25/88

Letter to The Honorable Frank Lautenberg (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of constituents – 3/28/88pdf icon

Letter to Millar (NIOSH) from Mintz (Modex-Metric, Inc.); regarding committee representation – 4/4/88pdf icon

Letter to The Honorable Joseph Biden (United States Senate) from Mason (CDC); on behalf of McDonald – 4/8/88pdf icon

Letter to Mintz (Moldex-Metric, Inc.) from Millar (NIOSH); thank you letter – 5/17/88pdf icon

This public meeting was held to discuss the NIOSH role in testing and certifying personal protective equipment and hazard measuring instruments.

Material Under Consideration

Notice of public meeting; 45 FR 41219; 6/18/80pdf icon

Post hearing Information

Transcript; 7/28/80pdf icon

Transcript; 7/29/80pdf icon

Transcript; 7/30/80pdf icon

NIOSH Public Meeting – National Bureau of Standards, Gaithersburg, MD; July 28-30, 1980

Agenda – 7/28-30/80pdf icon

Testimony by Purswell (Occupational Safety and Health Administrationpdf icon[OSHA]) – 7/28/80

Testimony by Watts (Cumberland County Volunteer Firemen’s Association) – 7/28/80pdf icon

Testimony by McGary (Takoma Park Volunteer Fire Department) – 7/28/80pdf icon

Testimony by Caplin (Nuclear Regulatory Commissionpdf icon[NRC]) – 7/28/80

Testimony by Kelley (American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists, Inc.pdf icon[ACGIH]) – 7/28/80

Testimony by Wilcher (Industrial Safety Equipment Associationpdf icon[ISEA]) – 7/28/80

Testimony by Moran (GEOMET Technologies, Inc.) – 7/28/80pdf icon

Testimony by Revoir (ANSI Ad Hoc Respirator Test and Approval Subcommittee) – 7/28/80pdf icon

Testimony by Corn (The Johns Hopkins University) – 7/28/80pdf icon

Testimony by Duffy (International Association of Fire Fighters, AFL-CIO, CLCpdf icon[IAFF] – 7/29/80

Testimony by Amorosi (American Council of Independent Laboratories) – 7/29/80pdf icon

Testimony by Shoub (American Optical Corporation) – 7/29/80pdf icon

Testimony by Scott Aviation Division of A-T-O Inc. – 7/29/80pdf icon

Testimony by Gadol (Robertshaw Controls Company) – 7/29/80pdf icon

Testimony by Dupraz (Racal Airstream, Inc.) – 7/29/80pdf icon

Testimony by Scalone (Dayton T. Brown, Inc.) – 7/29/80pdf icon

Testimony by Kenneweg (National Mine Service Company) – 7/29/80pdf icon

Testimony by Powers (Portable Air Supply Systems Corp.) – 7/29/80pdf icon

Testimony by Horne (Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company) – 7/29/80pdf icon

Testimony by Gray (The Bendix Corporation) – 7/30/80pdf icon

Testimony by Burd (Racal Airstream, Inc.) – 7/30/80pdf icon

Testimony by Bolton (Reynolds Electrical & Engineering Company, Inc) – 7/30/80pdf icon

Testimony by Vaughan (Racal Airstream, Inc.) – 7/30/80pdf icon

Testimony by Dupraz (Racal Airstream, Inc.) – 7/30/80pdf icon

Testimony by Locke (National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program) – 7/30/80pdf icon

Older version of NIOSH listing of testimonies from July 1980 public meetingpdf icon

Miscellaneous

Letter to May (NIOSH) from Wilcher (Industrial Safety Equipment Associationpdf icon[ISEA]) – 8/6/80

December 1981 comments from the ANSI Z88 Committee – 12/15/81pdf icon

Steady state respiratory responses to tasks used in Federal testing of self-contained breathing apparatus.

Kamon E and Bernard T (1975). Steady state respiratory responses to tasks used in Federal testing of self-contained breathing apparatus. Am Industr Hyg Assoc J 886-896.pdf icon

Letter to Lloyd (City of Miami, Florida) from Baier (NIOSH) – 6/28/76pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Grumman Aerospace Corporation – 10/28/77pdf icon

Statement to be read at public meeting from Phillabaum (International Association of Fire Fighterspdf icon[IAFF]) – 11/8/77

Statement to be read at public meeting from La Violette (private person) – 11/15/77pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Piringer (Commonwealth of Kentucky) – 11/16/77pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Gerard (Los Angeles City Fire Department) – 11/17/77pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Spraker (Southern Area Fire Equipment Research and Developmentpdf icon[SAFER]) – 11/22/77

Comments presented by Daniel (Dow Chemical USA) – 11/29-31/77pdf icon

Submission to the docket from McDonagh (Maryland Fire and Rescue Institute/University of Maryland) – 11/29/77pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Revoir (Norton Company) – 11/29/77pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Stapleton (City of Boston Fire Department) – 11/29/77pdf icon

Synopsis of remarks to be presented by Caplin (NRC) – 11/29-31/77pdf icon

Comments presented by Mahon (NIOSH) – 11/29-31/77pdf icon

Comments presented by Dechime (Professional Fire Fighters of Florida) – 11/29-31/77pdf icon

Comments presented by the City of Boston Fire Department – 11/29-31/77pdf icon

Comments presented by Stevens (Montgomery Country Department of Fire and Rescue Services) – 11/29-31/77pdf icon

Comments presented by Flinn (International Association of Fire Chiefs, Incorporated) – 11/29-31/77pdf icon

Comments presented by Wilcher (Industrial Safety Equipment Associationpdf icon[ISEA]) – 11/29-31/77

Comments presented by the Fire Fighters Association of the District of Columbia – 11/29-31/77pdf icon

Comments presented by Amabili (International Society of Fire Service Instructors) – 11/29-31/77pdf icon

Comments presented by Smith (International Association of Fire Fighters, AFL-CIO, CLC) – 11/29-31/77pdf icon

Comments presented by McCormack (International Society of Fire Service Instructors) – 11/29-31/77pdf icon

Comments presented by Douglas (Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory) – 11/29-31/77pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Redden (National Fire Protection Associationpdf icon[NFPA]) – 1/24/78

Submission to the docket from Nattress (Willson Products Division/ESB Incorporated) – 1/30/78pdf icon

Submission to the docket from Wilcher (Industrial Safety Equipment Associationpdf icon[ISEA])] – 1/30/78

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