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Respirator Change Schedules Decision Logic Flowcharts

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    • Are historical data available?
      • Yes - Compile all available data - Go to "(1) Does data include 'worse case scenarios?'"
      • No - Go to "Are data for a similar site available?"
    • (1) Does data include "worse case scenarios?"
      • Yes - Go to "Does data include all possible contaminants?"
      • No - Go to "Are data for a similar site available?"
    • Does data include all possible contaminants?
      • Yes - Go to "Verify or attempt to lower worse case concentrations by sampling?"
      • No - Go to "Are data for a similar site available?"
    • Are data for a similar site available?
      • Yes - Compile all available data - Go to "(2) Does data include 'worse case scenarios?'"
      • No - Go to "Are manufacturer recommendations available?"
    • (2) Does data include "worse case scenarios?"
      • Yes - Go to "Does data (plus historical) include all possible contaminants?"
      • No - Go to "Are manufacturer recommendations available?"
    • Does data (plus historical) include all possible contaminants?
      • Yes - Go to "Verify or attempt to lower worse case concentrations by sampling?"
      • No - Go to "Are manufacturer recommendations available?"
    • Are manufacturer recommendations available?
      • Yes - Compile all available data - Go to "(3) Does data include 'worse case scenarios?'"
      • No - Go to "Will you conduct field sampling & analysis?"
    • (3) Does data include "worse case scenarios?"
      • Yes - Go to "Does data (plus historical and similar site) include all possible contaminants?"
      • No - Go to "Will you conduct field sampling & analysis?"
    • Does data (plus historical and similar site) include all possible contaminants?
      • Yes - Go to "Verify or attempt to lower worse case concentrations by sampling?"
      • No - Go to "Will you conduct field sampling & analysis?"
    • Will you conduct field sampling & analysis?
      • Yes - Identify chemicals with insufficient information - Go to "Determine appropriate sampling & analysis methods"
      • No - Insufficient information to develop a change schedule. You cannot use APR.
    • Determine appropriate sampling & analysis methods.
    • Conduct sampling & analysis.
    • Verify or attempt to lower concentrations by sampling?
      • Yes - Determine which chemicals to further evaluate - Go to "Determine appropriate sampling & analysis methods"
      • No - Compile chemicals and associated concentrations - 3R - Go to main page
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