TITLE

OSHA's respirator proposal: Overdue or overkill?

AUTHOR(S)
LaBar, Gregg
PUB. DATE
January 1995
SOURCE
Occupational Hazards;Jan95, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p163
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the opposition of respirator manufacturers on the proposed standard by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on company programs and respirator selection. Requirements of the OSHA proposal; Comments of employer groups and respirator manufacturers on the proposal.
ACCESSION #
9502093603

 

Related Articles

  • News update.  // Materials Management in Health Care;Mar96, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p10 

    Reports on a court ruling that the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cannot retroactively enforce its 1993 tuberculosis guidelines with respect to respiratory protection. OSHA's 1992 lawsuit against Columbia-Presbyterian Hospital for not providing employees with respirators.

  • Compliance info for respiratory protection. Finnegan, Lisa // Occupational Hazards;Nov98, Vol. 60 Issue 11, p12 

    Announces the release of the compliance directive for the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) respiratory protection standard on the agency's Web site. Standard for respirator use in general industry; Contact information.

  • Assigned protection factors for respiratory protection.  // Professional Safety;Jan96, Vol. 41 Issue 1, p42 

    Reports on Occupational Safety & Health Administration's (OSHA) reopening of the record on its respiratory protection proposals to receive public comments on the issue of assigned protection factors (APFs) for respirators. Publication of respiratory protection proposal; Preparations of...

  • OSHA contemplating respirator rules.  // Wood & Wood Products;Jul95, Vol. 100 Issue 8, p14 

    Reports on the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) plan to assign protection factors to respirators.

  • New OSHA rules allow more TB respirator choices. Pugliese, Gina; Kroc, Karen // Health Facilities Management;Nov95, Vol. 8 Issue 11, p66 

    Reports on the benefits of a revised Occupational Safety and Health Agency (OSHA) standards that allow more tuberculosis (TB) respirator choices. Meetings scheduled by OSHA for stakeholders to discuss the draft proposed TB standard; Revised TB control guidelines issued by the Center for Disease...

  • SMACNA comments on OSHA's respiratory protection proposals.  // Air Conditioning, Heating & Refrigeration News;7/3/95, Vol. 195 Issue 10, p6 

    Reports on the comments of Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors's National Association on the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's proposed revision of respirators standard for the construction industry. Applicability of some of the proposed requirements for respiratory...

  • PARTICULATE PROTECTION: Surgical masks don't trap the small stuff. Maertz, Wesley J. // Industrial Safety & Hygiene News;Nov2010, Vol. 44 Issue 11, p52 

    The article focuses on the particulate filters approved by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). It states that respirators including N-series filters, R-series filters, and P-series filters were certified based on their compatibility with oil aerosols. It says that...

  • Obama letter: N95s threaten response.  // Hospital Infection Control & Prevention;Dec2009, Vol. 36 Issue 12, p137 

    The article reports that infection prevention groups have written a letter which urged U.S. President Barack Obama to stop enforcing the use of N95 respirators for health care workers in the U.S. The letter states that these respirators are not superior to the surgical mask. These groups has...

  • OSHA enforcing N95 respirators for HCWs treating H1N1 flu patients. Evans, Gary; Marill, Michelle // ED Legal Letter;Dec2009 Supplement, p1 

    The article reports that the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has enforced the use of particulate respirators as of December 2009, to protect health workers from acquiring H1N1 pandemic influenza A from patients. According to acting Assistant Secretary of Labor Jordan...

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of THE LIBRARY OF VIRGINIA

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics