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Powered Air-Purifying Respirator (G-PAPR) for halogen gases, organic gases and other toxic gases specified by ordinance of Ministry of Health Labour and Welfare (HS 9020.00)

Overview of Amendment of the Enforcement Order of Industrial Safety and Health Law; (1 page(s), in English)

The Enforcement Order of Industrial Safety and Health Law is to be amended as follows;

1) To add G-PAPR to the list of machines which shall not be transferred, leased or installed without undergoing type examination, and

2) To establish the Construction Standard of G-PAPR by reference to Japan Industrial Standards. The Construction Standard will classify G-PAPR according to the shape of the mask, the air capacity and the substances of toxic gases to be purified by the canister or cartridge, and will prescribe additional requirements of structure and strength, test methods of the performance and items to be indicated.