Occupational Safety and Health Administration January 27, 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Additional Quantitative Fit-testing Protocols for the Respiratory Protection Standard
Document Number: 2010-1656
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-01-27
Agency: Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
After thoroughly reviewing the comments and other information available in the record for the proposed rulemaking, OSHA concludes that the revised PortaCount[supreg] quantitative fit-testing protocols are not sufficiently accurate or reliable to include among the quantitative fit tests listed in Part II of Appendix A of its Respiratory Protection Standard. Therefore, OSHA is withdrawing the proposed rule without prejudice, and is inviting resubmission of the