Breathe Easier: Something for Everyone

Thursday, May 26 | 8:00 AM – 11:00 AM


Aerosols, Respiratory Protection

Arranger: G. Olson, TSI Incorporated USA, Shoreview, MN. Moderator: R. McKay, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH. Monitors: S. Graham, US Army, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD; S. Norman, TSI Inc., Shoreview, MN.

8:00 a.m.-8:20 a.m.

Respirator Probe Bias Evaluation Using the Advanced Headform Respirator Test System M. Bergman, A. Rizor, E. Brochu, Z. Lei, and Z. Zhuang, CDC/NIOSH/NPPTL, Pittsburgh, PA.

8:20 a.m.-8:40 a.m.

Field of View Respirator Certification Standards Comparison K. Coyne, US Army, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.

8:40 a.m.-9:00 a.m.

Comparison of Methods Suggested in 29CFR1910.134 for Determining Change Schedules for Air Purifying Respirators G. Wood, Consultant, Los Alamos, NM; C. Manning, Assay Technology, Livermore, CA.

9:00 a.m.-9:20 a.m.

Can the SWPF Study be the New WPF Study? C. Colton, 3M PSD, St. Paul, MN.

9:20 a.m.-9:40 a.m.

Efficacy for Using Facepiece-Embedded Fans for PAPR-Like Protection D. Caretti, D. Barker, and D. Wilke, U.S. Army Edgewood Chemical Biological Center, Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD.

9:40 a.m.-10:00 a.m.

Measuring “Real-Time” Fit – Applications, Limitations and Future Directions  L. Brosseau, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL.

10:00 a.m.-10:20 a.m.

Inter-Laboratory Comparison of the Performance of Firefighting Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus J. Parker, CDC/NIOSH, Pittsburgh, PA.

10:20 a.m.-10:40 a.m.

Do P100 FFRs Perform Better than N95 FFRs When Faceseal Leakage Presents? X. He, J. Zhu, R. Dodrill, and S. Guffey, West Virginia University, Morgantown, WV.

10:40 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Searching for the Optimal Challenge Aerosol Size Distribution for QLFT K. Yang, S. Huang, and C. Chen, Department of Public Health, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan; W. Kuo, Chung Hwa University of Medical Technology, Tainan, Taiwan; C. Chen, Institute of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health, Ministry of Labor, New Taipei City, Taiwan.