NEW JOINT STANDARDS
AS/NZS 1716:2012 Respiratory protective devices
Specifies requirements for respiratory protective devices (respirators) intended to provide, according to type, varying degrees of protection against atmospheres containing substances which may be harmful if breathed; also, with certain types, to provide protection against atmospheres which may be deficient in oxygen. It does not purport to give guidance on the selection, use and maintenance of respirators, which is covered in AS /NZS 1715.
Supersedes AS/NZS 1716:2003.
JOINT STANDARD WITHDRAWN
AS/NZS 1716:2003 Respiratory protective devices
Superseded by AS/NZS 1716:2012.
DRAFT STANDARDS FOR COMMENT
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DR AS/NZS 1338.1 Filters for eye protectors – Part 1: Filters for protection against radiation generated in welding and allied operations (Revision of AS/NZS 1338.1:1992)
Specifies requirements for filters used in eye protectors intended to provide protection against radiation of high intensity emitted during welding and allied operations. It specifies the shade numbers and the transmittance requirements of the filters, and applies to filters made of glass or other materials for absorption of radiation.
Public comment on this draft Standard closes on 19 April 2012.