Work Item
ASTM WK81257

New Practice for Respiratory Protection-Respirator Use-Physical Qualifications for Personnel

1. Scope

1. Scope
1.1 This practice provides information that is useful for the medical evaluation of respirator users.
1.2 This practice does not deal with medical surveillance or biological exposure monitoring. It is understood that local circumstances vary, no set of guidelines can cover all situations, and specific programs and procedures should be modified for each individual workplace. Medical evaluation is only one element of a complete respiratory protection program. A complete respiratory protection program is defined in Practice F3387.
1.3 Units—The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as the standard. No other units of measurement are included in this standard.
1.4 This standard does not purport to address all of the safety concerns, if any, associated with its use. It is the responsibility of the user of this standard to establish appropriate safety, health, and environmental practices and determine the applicability of regulatory limitations prior to use.
1.5 This international standard was developed in accordance with internationally recognized principles on standardization established in the Decision on Principles for the Development of international Standards, Guides and Recommendations issued by the World Trade Organization Technical Barriers to Trade (TBT) Committee





The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: F23.65

Committee: F23

Staff Manager: Mary Mikolajewski

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 03-14-2022

Technical Contact: Mary Townsend

Item: 006

Ballot: F23 (22-05)

Status: At Society Review