Simulated workplace performance of N95 respirators.

@article{Coffey1999SimulatedWP,
  title={Simulated workplace performance of N95 respirators.},
  author={Christopher C Coffey and Donald L Campbell and Ziqing Zhuang},
  journal={American Industrial Hygiene Association journal},
  year={1999},
  volume={60 5},
  pages={618-24}
}
During July 1995 the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) began to certify nine new classes of particulate respirators. To determine the level of performance of these respirators, NIOSH researchers conducted a study to (1) measure the simulated workplace performance of 21 N95 respirator models, (2) determine whether fit-testing affected the performance, and (3) investigate the effect of varying fit-test pass/fail criteria on respirator performance. The performance of… CONTINUE READING

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