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Name: Respiratory Protective Devices Rule (30 CFR Parts 11, 49, 56, 57, 58, 70, 72, 75).
Country: United States of America
Subject(s): Protection in certain sectors of economic activity
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1995-05-24
Entry into force:
Published on: Federal Register, 1995-06-08, Vol. 60, No. 110, pp. 30398-30402
ISN: USA-1995-R-41419
Bibliography: Federal Register, 1995-06-08, Vol. 60, No. 110, pp. 30398-30402
Abstract/Citation: This final rule, in conjunction with the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) final rule, transfers to NIOSH existing Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) regulations pertaining to the testing, performance, and joint MSHA-NIOSH approval of respirators under the Mine Act. MSHA retains existing provisions related to repirators. Under the NIOSH rule, MSHA retains joint approval responsibility for certain mining-related respiratory protective devices.

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