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Document ID (ISN)45614
CIS number 86-491
ISSN - Serial title 0002-8894 - American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal
Year 1985
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Rosenthal F.S., Paull J.M.
Title The quality of respirator programs: An analysis from OSHA compliance data
Bibliographic information Dec. 1985, Vol.46, No.12, p.709-715. Illus. Appendix. 12 ref.
Abstract This analysis of compliance with OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.184 (respiratory protection) was focused on 47,000 health inspections conducted between 1976 and 1982. During this period, approximately 27% of inspections in which respirator programmes were evaluated, resulted in a citation for a specific programme deficiency. Of inspected worksites where respirators were used to provide protection from concentrations of air contaminants in excess of OSHA permissible exposure limits, 56% had deficiencies in at least one programme area.
Descriptors (primary) USA; safety programmes; respirators
Descriptors (secondary) comment on standard; comment on law
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Safety programmes
Respiratory protection