OSHA Revises Respiratory Standards

September 2006
Fire Chief;Sep2006, Vol. 50 Issue 9, p20
Trade Publication
The article reports on the revision of the Respiratory Protection Standard by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) in the U.S. The purpose of the revision of the OSHA standards is to incorporate the assigned protection factors that indicate the level of workplace respiratory protection that is expected to be provided by a certain class of respirator. The revised standard will help employers and employees choose the right respirator for a specific task.


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