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# Corporate-Wide Settlement Agreements
1 2003 - 12/09/2003 - American Petroleum Institute
# Directives
1 2014 - 06/26/2014 - CSP 02-14-04 [CSP 02-14-04] - FY 2015 Instructions for 23(g) State Plan Grants
2 2014 - 06/26/2014 - CPL 02-00-158 [CPL 02-00-120] - Inspection procedures for the Respiratory Protection Standard.
3 2000 - 07/14/2000 - CPL 02-02-054 [CPL 2-2.54A] - Respiratory Protection Program Guidelines.
4 1978 - 10/30/1978 - CPL 02-02-006 [CPL 2-2.6] - Inorganic Mercury and its Compounds
# Federal Registers
1 2015 - 03/13/2015 - Updating OSHA Standards Based on National Consensus Standards; Eye and Face Protection - 80:13295-13304
2 2014 - 12/04/2014 - The Vinyl Chloride Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements - 79:72031-72033
3 2014 - 11/21/2014 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Respiratory Protection Standard - 79:69531
4 2014 - 11/13/2014 - Cotton Dust Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements - 79:67462-67463
5 2014 - 07/10/2014 - Respiratory Protection Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements - 79: 39412-39413
6 2013 - 09/12/2013 - Occupational Exposure to Respirable Crystalline Silica; Proposed Rule - 78: 56273-56504
7 2013 - 01/30/2013 - The Standard on 4,4'-Methylenedianiline for General Industry; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements - 78: 6350-6352
8 2012 - 12/06/2012 - Standards Improvement Project--Phase IV - 77: 72781-72783
9 2011 - 10/05/2011 - Cotton Dust Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements - 76: 61752-61753
10 2011 - 07/25/2011 - Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; Respiratory Protection Standard - 76:44372-44373
11 2011 - 03/14/2011 - Respiratory Protection Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements - 76: 13668-13669
12 2009 - 01/21/2009 - Additional Quantitative Fit-Testing Protocols for the Respiratory Protection Standard - 74:3526-3534
13 2008 - 06/02/2008 - Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request - 73:31510-31511
14 2008 - 03/24/2008 - Respiratory Protection Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements - 73:15541-15542
15 2006 - 08/30/2006 - Standard on 4,4'-Methylenedianiline (MDA) in General Industry; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements - 71:51639-51641
16 2005 - 10/04/2005 - Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request - 70:57898-57899
17 2005 - 01/05/2005 - Submission for OMB Review: Comment Request - 70: 922-923
18 2004 - 08/30/2004 - Respiratory Protection Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements - 69:52938-52940
19 2003 - 06/06/2003 - Controlled Negative Pressure REDON Fit Testing Protocol - 68:33887-33894
20 2001 - 12/04/2001 - 4',4'-Methylenedianiline Standard for Construction (29 CFR 1926.60); Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of Information-Collection (Paperwork) Requirements - 66:63072-63073
21 2001 - 10/03/2001 - Cadmium in General Industry Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of the Information-Collection (Paperwork) Requirements - 66:50456-50457
22 2001 - 05/02/2001 - Respiratory Protection Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) Approval of the Information-Collection (Paperwork) Requirements - 66:22016-22017
23 1999 - 12/20/1999 - Dixie Divers, Inc.; Grant of Permanent Variance - 64:71242-71261
24 1998 - 12/01/1998 - Permit-Required Confined Spaces. - 63:66018-66036
25 1998 - 06/08/1998 - Submission for OMB Emergency Review; Comment Request. - 63:31231
26 1997 - 10/20/1997 - Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request - 62:54469-54471
27 1997 - 07/15/1997 - Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection;Comment Request; Respiratory Protection - 62:37938-37939
28 1990 - 03/07/1990 - Exposure to Toxic Substances; Air Contaminants; Respiratory Protection; Notice of Informal Public Hearing - 55:8152-54
29 1989 - 06/05/1989 - Health Standards; Methods of Compliance - 54:23991-8
30 1985 - 06/18/1985 - Variance - 50:25343
31 1984 - 02/10/1984 - Revocation of Advisory and Repetitive Standards - 49:5318
32 1984 - 02/10/1984 - Respiratory Protection - 49:5318
33 1983 - 02/22/1983 - Respiratory Protection - 48:7473-6
34 1982 - 05/28/1982 - Respiratory Protection - 47:23480
35 1982 - 05/14/1982 - Respiratory Protection - 47:20803-9
# Standard Interpretations
1 2012 - 09/14/2012 - Facial Hair Under Seal of Tight-fitting Respirator
2 2012 - 05/14/2012 - Whether the Respiratory Protection standard requires personal air monitoring to identify and evaluate the respiratory hazards in the workplace.
3 2012 - 02/29/2012 - Additional duties of two standby personnel for structural firefighting
4 2011 - 12/27/2011 - Fit testing requirements for respirators used for CBRN protection.
5 2011 - 11/22/2011 - Numerous questions on filtering facepiece/dusk mask respirators.
6 2011 - 10/26/2011 - Fit testing for CBRN respirators.
7 2011 - 08/05/2011 - OSHA's decision not to provide a religious exemption from the respirator standard.
8 2011 - 04/26/2011 - Clarification on the use of smoke escape hoods/masks by area monitors during a building evacuation.
9 2011 - 04/01/2011 - Clarification on firefighters with facial hair who enter IDLH atmospheres and use a self-contained breathing apparatus.
10 2010 - 02/03/2010 - Clarification of OSHA's position on preemption precluding state court findings with regard to defective NIOSH-certified respirators.
11 2010 - 01/29/2010 - Definition of a single use and negative pressure respirator
12 2009 - 11/13/2009 - Clarification on equivalent test nebulizer for qualitative fit tests.
13 2009 - 07/14/2009 - Difference between voluntary and non-voluntary use of a respirator.
14 2009 - 06/02/2009 - Maintenance of medical evaluation and fit test records as required by the Respiratory Protection Standard.
15 2008 - 05/01/2008 - Clarification of OSHA denial of FirePASS's variance request and respiratory protection requirements in oxygen-deficient atmospheres.
16 2008 - 03/24/2008 - Tuberculosis and Respiratory Protection Enforcement
17 2007 - 07/23/2007 - Clarification on whether to use quantitative or qualitative fit-testing for full-facepiece PAPRs.
18 2007 - 05/10/2007 - Clarification of OSHA's asbestos standards for general industry and construction and the respiratory protection standard as applied to medical surveillance of employees.
19 2007 - 04/04/2007 - Performance of user seal checks and whether positive and/or negative seal checks are required when donning a respirator.
20 2007 - 04/02/2007 - Clarification of OSHA's requirement for breathing air to have at least 19.5 percent oxygen content.
21 2007 - 03/19/2007 - Available OSHA data regarding firearms range-related injuries at police academy firearms training facilities.
22 2006 - 07/12/2006 - PSM compliance for ammonia refrigeration systems.
23 2006 - 02/06/2006 - Facial hair and voluntary use of filtering facepiece respirators.
24 2004 - 10/28/2004 - Requirements for providing medical evaluations prior to wearing respiratory protection for training exercises.
25 2004 - 10/21/2004 - Respiratory protection medical evaluations: additional evaluations; use of employee's physician; testing; medical removal; and confidentiality.
26 2004 - 10/18/2004 - Requirements for fit testing employees before fire brigade training exercises.
27 2004 - 07/30/2004 - Tuberculosis and Respiratory Protection.
28 2004 - 07/23/2004 - Respiratory protection program requirements for M. tuberculosis based on risk assessments; applicability of the respirator standard to long-term healthcare facilities.
29 2004 - 03/29/2004 - Fit testing is not required for employees not exposed to a hazardous atmosphere and not required to wear a respirator.
30 2004 - 02/05/2004 - Fit testing requirements for employees who wear respirators to protect against M. Tuberculosis, SARS, Smallpox, and Monkeypox.
31 2003 - 03/07/2003 - Beards may not interfere with face seal;alternative respirators for bearded employees.
32 2003 - 01/13/2003 - Respiratory protection and emergency escape requirements for IDLH atmospheres.
33 2002 - 12/02/2002 - Training and PPE requirements for hospital staff that decontaminate victims/patients.
34 2002 - 09/24/2002 - Respiratory protection, medical surveillance, and training requirements under HAZWOPER.
35 2002 - 09/05/2002 - Respiratory protection requirements for hospital staff decontaminating chemically contaminated patients.
36 2002 - 06/03/2002 - Tuberculosis testing procedures for the home health care industry.
37 2002 - 05/30/2002 - Protection factors for respirators used in pharmaceutical industry: policy change.
38 2001 - 05/03/2001 - Application of 1926.800 to lone employees working underground in a tunnel or shaft connected to a tunnel.
39 1999 - 04/08/1999 - Preemption of respiratory protection standard by DOT's Office of Pipeline Safety regulations.
40 1998 - 12/08/1998 - Enforcement policy for abrasive-blasting respiratory protection under the Lead in Construction Interim Final Rule.
41 1998 - 12/07/1998 - Respiratory protection for anhydrous ammonia storage installations.
42 1998 - 12/02/1998 - Employee declination of medical evaluation; religious exemptions for respirator use.
43 1998 - 10/16/1998 - Conduct of respiratory protection medical evaluations by medical technicians.
44 1998 - 10/16/1998 - Questions and answers regarding the respiratory protection standard.
45 1997 - 10/22/1997 - Conditions where OSHA might accept a product that is not approved by NIOSH.
46 1997 - 05/15/1997 - Permissible Exposure Limits for Nuisance dust.
47 1997 - 03/31/1997 - Additional Enforcement Policy Change for Respiratory Protection Required for Abrasive Blasting.
48 1996 - 10/03/1996 - Inquiry on beards, respirator use, and fit testing of repirators.
49 1996 - 09/11/1996 - Voluntary safety and health audits under the Occupational Safety and Health Act.
50 1996 - 09/04/1996 - Belt mounted filtration unit used with any NIOSH approved supplied-air respirator.
51 1996 - 09/03/1996 - Particulate Respirators Certified under 42 CFR Part 84.
52 1996 - 07/18/1996 - Incipient stage fire brigades.
53 1996 - 05/15/1996 - Variance exposure level for silver metal.
54 1996 - 04/22/1996 - Tuberculosis: respiratory protection and complaint inspection.
55 1996 - 04/18/1996 - The Use of the Bullard "Free Air" Pump.
56 1996 - 04/16/1996 - Job requiring respiratory protection.
57 1996 - 03/04/1996 - Fit testing and fit factors for the N-95 respirators for protection against TB exposure.
58 1996 - 02/05/1996 - The OSHA interpretation of respiratory protection requirements with regards to tuberculosis (TB) exposure.
59 1995 - 09/20/1995 - Appropriateness of using Mag-1 Eyewear eyeglass holders with full facepiece respirators and self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA).
60 1995 - 09/06/1995 - Update: OSHA Enforcement Policy for Occupational Exposure to Tuberculosis.
61 1995 - 07/03/1995 - Interpretation of the Personal Protective Equipment standard.
62 1995 - 04/06/1995 - OSHA tuberculosis (TB) enforcement.
63 1995 - 03/09/1995 - Employees in a cotton yarn manufacturing plant who voluntarily wear cloth over their mouths and noses to prevent lint from sticking to their skin.
64 1994 - 05/25/1994 - Respirator Exhalation Valve Leakage.
65 1994 - 02/23/1994 - Storage of flammable and/or combustible liquids.
66 1993 - 06/17/1993 - Pulmonary function testing training requirements and spirometer transmission of disease.
67 1993 - 04/14/1993 - Respiratory protection as it relates to oil fields.
68 1992 - 09/01/1992 - South Carolina's regulatory procedures for single-use respirators.
69 1992 - 07/28/1992 - Spray painting relating to vehicle maintenance operations.
70 1991 - 12/02/1991 - Hazwoper training in hospitals.
71 1991 - 08/20/1991 - Training requirements of Hazwoper for various functions.
72 1991 - 06/04/1991 - Training required for emergency response at industrial facilities
73 1991 - 01/29/1991 - The intervals between physical examinations for employees performing interior structural firefighting.
74 1990 - 06/13/1990 - Ventilation for an anhydrous ammonia refrigeration system.
75 1990 - 06/11/1990 - Respirator rules as applied to open hatch gauging of sour crude oil storage tanks.
76 1990 - 01/10/1990 - Use of Air-Purifying Respirators In Dangerous Concentrations of Gases Or Vapors
77 1989 - 06/27/1989 - Sampling Procedures for Employees Using Air-Supplied Respirators
78 1989 - 04/25/1989 - Respiratory protection requirements for sour crude oil tank operations.
79 1989 - 03/01/1989 - Respiratory Protection for Mercury and Chlorine
80 1987 - 09/15/1987 - Respiratory protection compliance responsibility for contract workers and visitors.
81 1987 - 04/07/1987 - Use of eyeglass inserts or spectacle kits inside respirator full facepieces.
82 1987 - 03/24/1987 - Acceptance of closed-circuit self-contained breathing apparatus for firefighting.
83 1986 - 04/21/1986 - The M-17 gas mask may not be used by workers other than enlisted military personnel.
84 1986 - 01/17/1986 - Standard for exposure to tetrahydrofuran; Respirators may be worn only if engineering and administrative controls are not feasible.
85 1985 - 11/19/1985 - Application of the Hazard Communication standard to gray and ductile iron castings.
86 1985 - 11/15/1985 - Use of Bureau of Mines Approved Gas Mask Canisters
87 1985 - 03/29/1985 - Facial hair and respirator wearing.
88 1985 - 02/21/1985 - Facial hair and the wearing of respirators.
89 1984 - 11/13/1984 - Acceptable respirators for exposure to ethylene oxide; Acceptable respirators for exposure to ethylene oxide.
90 1980 - 01/24/1980 - Carbon Monoxide Alarm/Monitoring at Abrasive Blasting Operations.
# Memorandums of Understanding
1 2008 - 03/24/2008 - Tuberculosis and Respiratory Protection Enforcement
# Regulations (Standards - 29 CFR)
1 1910.134 - Respiratory Protection.
# State Adoption Summary
1 Interlinked Information on State Plan Standards and Policies/Directives | Standard Summary Report Assigned Protection Factors for Respiratory Protection

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