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Respirator test procedure.
Morgantown, OH: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, NIOSH/TC/R-007, 1976 Jun; :1-27
Equipment and test procedure used by the NIOSH Testing and Certification Branch to evaluate the effectiveness of respiratory protective devices against mists of silica (7631869) and other materials having a threshold limit value not less than 0.05 milligrams per cubic meter are described. Test requirements for such devices are set forth in the Federal Register, Part 11, Subpart 11.140-7 for maximum allowable penetration, and Subpart 11.140-9 for maximum allowable breathing resistances before and after testing.
NIOSH-Author; Morgantown-Technical-Report; Respiratory-protective-equipment; Personal-protective-equipment; Dust-control; Silica-dusts; Respirable-dust; Exposure-limits; Measurement-instrumentation; Testing-equipment; Respirators; Procedures
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