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ISRP have collated and made open access a collection of articles from JISRP related to healthcare respiratory protection and the reuse of filtering facepiece respirators (FRR) that may be relevant to researchers and policy makers for reference to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Suggestions for additional JISRP articles to be listed here can be sent directly to .

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Journal of The International Society for Respiratory Protection

About the Journal

The Journal of the ISRP has been published regularly since 1984, and is published twice a year. Since 2002, the journal has also been published on-line, along with the printed version. To date, almost 100 issues of the journal have been compiled, printed and distributed to members. This means hundreds of research papers and articles over some 4,500 pages. All journals have been scanned and are available electronically to members.

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 The Journal of the ISRP (JISRP), the official Journal of the International Society for Respiratory Protection, publishes theoretical and applied research in the field of respiratory protection. The JISRP publishes technical papers on original work and new analyses of previous research. In addition, the JISRP publishes solicited and unsolicited review articles on topics related to respiratory protection, including, but not limited to, program administration, implementation, and training.  Papers will be accepted provided they meet these criteria and have not been or will not be published elsewhere, in whole or in part, without the expressed written permission of the Journal.  Papers accepted for publication become the copyright of the JISRP.


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 Updated 02/2018

Index of Papers by Author


Author(s) Year/Vol/No Title
Alexander, Y. 1999/17/IV Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century: Threats and Responses 
Alston, S.; Powell, L.; Stroud, P.; Brown, R. C. 1997/15/II  A Workplace Study of the Use and Maintenance of Respiratory Protective Equipment against Vapour 
Anderson, A.; Sullivan, F.; Bardsley, S.; Jensen, R. 2009/26/III-IV The Effect of Respirator Wear on Blood Lactate During Maximal Exertion 
Anderson, N. J.; Cassidy, P. E.; Janssen, L. L.; Dengel, D. R. 2006/23/I-II  Peak Inspiratory Flows of Adults Exercising at Light, Moderate and Heavy Work Loads 
Bailey, A. E. 1999/17/I  Effects of Female Facial Dimensions on Full Face Respirator Fit 
Bancroft, B. 1999/17/II  Workplace Fit of Full Face Mask Respirators — A New Approach 
Berndtsson, G. 1999/17/I  Tomorrow's Standards — Where are we Heading? 
——— 2004/21/I-II  Peak Inhalation Air Flow and Minute Volumes Measured in a Bicycle Ergometer Test 
——— & Ekman, L. 2003/20/III-IV  A New Simplified Technique for Measuring Inspiratory Flow Characteristics 
Bekdash, O., Chapain, P., Johnson, A. T. 2013/30/1  Developing an Air Sampling System for Detecting Oxygen Leaks from the Facepiece of a Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus 
Bergman, M. S.; Viscusi, D. J.; Palmiero, A. J.; Powell, J. B.; Shaffer, R. E. 2011/28/I  Impact of Three Cycles of Decontamination Treatments on Filtering Facepiece Respirator Fit 
——— ; Basu, R.; Lei, Z.; Niezgoda, G.; Zhuang, Z. 2017/34/1
Development of a Manikin-Based Performance Evaluation Method for Loose-Fitting Powered Air-Purifying Respirators
——— ; Zhuang, Z.; Brochu, E.; Palmiero, A. 2015/32/2  Fit Assessment of N95 Filtering-Facepiece Respirators in the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Strategic National Stockpile 
Bidwell, J. O.& Janssen, L. L. 2004/21/III-IV Workplace Performance of an N95 Respirator in a Concrete Block Manufacturing Plant 
Bien, C. 1999/17/II  The Lawrence Livermore Test 
——— 1998/16/I-IV
Minimum Passing Fit Factor 
——— 2008/25/I-II  The Development of Respirator Protection Factors in the United States 
Brey, L. & Janssen, L. 2007/24/III-IV  Letter to editor — ref. Haupt & Paszkiewicz (JISRP 2006 III-IV) 
Brokaw, E.; Johnson, A.; McCuen, R. 2011/28/I  Improved Prediction of Minute Volume Flow Rates 
Brousseau, L. M. 2009/26/III-IV  Toward Better Fitting Respirators: Summary from a Workshop and Research Roadmap 
Brown, R. C.; Bagley, M. J.; Wake, D.; Thompson, J.; Pengelly, M. I.; Wright, M. D.; Plant, N. T.; Broughton, R. A. 1997/15/II  Spatial Deposition Pattern of Adsorbed Material in Activated Carbon Respirator Filters 
Buchner, M.; Buchner, B. 2002/19/I-II  A Study of Speech Intelligibility of Four Protective NFPA-Approved SCBA Facepieces Masks Equipped with Audio Mask Amplifiers 
Butler, K. M. 2008/25/I-II  A Computational Model of an Outward Leak from a Closed-Circuit Breathing Device 
Caddell, M.; Doney, B.; Bang, K. M.; Petsonk, E. L. 2007/24/III-IV  Respiratory Protection in U.S. Industry – an Evaluation of Program Quality Indicators and Occupational Health Outcomes 
Calder, S. 2002/19/III-IV  The Introduction of Quantitative Fit-Testing at the UKAEA Dounreay Site 
Campbell, D.; Doney, B.; Groce, D.; Greskevitch, M.; Syamlal, G.; Coffey, C. C.; Bang, K. M. 2005/22/I-II  Respiratory Fit Testing Practices in the U.S. 
Caretti, D. M. 1999/17/I  Effect of respirator Inspiratory Resistances on Respiratory Muscle Performance Following Long-term Exercise 
——— 1996/14/IV  Effects of Full Face-Piece Respirator Design on Detection of Peripherally Located Stimuli 
——— 2003/20/I-II  Influence of Respirator Design on Subjective Comfort
——— 2009/26/I-II  Comparison of Unmanned and Manned Test Measurements of Carbon Dioxide in the Breathing Zone of an Escape Air-Purifying Respirator 
——— 2009/26/I-II  Impacts of Respirator, Suit, and Helmet Wear on Head and Upper Body Range of Motion 
——— & Barker, D. J. 2004/21/I-II  Impact of Combined Respirator, Hood, and Helmet Wear on User Comfort 
——— & Coyne, K. M. 2006/23/I-II  A Quantitative Review of Ventilation Rates during Respirator Resistance Breathing 
——— & Gardner, P. D. 2003/20/III-IV  Quantifying the Heat Stress Attributable to Respirator Wear 
———; Barker, D. J.; Coyne, K. M. 2013/30/2  Simulated Workplace Protection Evaluation of a Dual Cavity Respirator Concept 
——— ; Coyne, K. M.; Barker, D. J. 2012/29/2  Effects of Respirator Inhalation Resistance on Low-to- Moderate Intensity Task Performance 
Chapain, P.; Bekdash, O.; Johnson, A. T. 2013/30/2  Flow Based Oxygen Leak Detection System in Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus 
Chazelet, S.; Silvente, E.; Eypert-Blaison, C.; Belut, E. 2016/33/2  Asbestos Fibre Sampling through a Facepiece Visor to Measure Workplace Protection Factor 
Chia, S.E.; Koh, D.; Takahashi, K.; Li, Y.; Imai, T.; Li, W.; Fones, C.; Ng, V.; Lim, M. K.  2006/23/III-IV  Appropriate use of personal protective equipment among health care workers in Singapore, China, and Japan hospitals during the SARS outbreak 
Cheberyachko, S.; Frundin, V.; Cheberyachko, Y.; Stolbchenko, O. 2017/34/1
Studying the Influence of a Filter Box Design on Respirator Resistance to Breathing
Chinn, M. J.; Hindmarsh, C. J.; Pears, L. A. 2002/19/III-IV  Carbon Fibres for Combined Particulate and Vapour Filtration 
Clayton, M. P.; Rajan-Sithamparanadarajah, B.; Vaughan, N. P.  2012/29/1  Performance Studies on Respiratory Protective Devices in the Workplace – Part I: Variation in Measures of Performance 
——— 2013/30/1  Performance Studies on Respiratory Protective Devices in the Workplace – Part II: Towards a unified approach 
Cloonan, T. K. 2001/18/II-IV  Law Enforcement Responders (LER): are they Protected in a Chemical, Toxic Industrial, Biological, Radiological and/or Nuclear (CTBRN) Weapon of Mass Destruction (WMD) Terrorism Incident? 
Coffey, C. C.; Zhuang, Z.; Lawrence, R. B.; Jenson, P. A. 2002/19/I-II  Comparison of Six Quantitative Fit Test Methods Using Full Facepiece Respirators with a Measurement of Exposure 
——— ; Zhuang, Z.; Campbell, D. L. 1998/16/I-IV  Evaluation of the Bitrix(TM) Qualitative Fit Test Method Using N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators 
——— ; Zhuang, Z.; Campbell, D. L.; Nyers, W. R. 1998/16/I-IV  Quatitative Fit Testing of N95 Respirators: Part II — Results, Effect of Filter Penetration, Fit-test, and Pass/Fail Criteria on Respirator 
Colton, C.E. 2015/32/2  American National Standard Practices for Respiratory Protection (ANSI/ASSE Z88.2-2015) 
Coulliette, A.D.; Perry, K. A.; Fisher, E. M.; Edwards, J. R.; Shaffer, R. E.; Noble-Wang, J. 2015/32/1  MS2 Coliphage as a Surrogate for 2009 Pandemic Influenza A (H1N1) Virus (pH1N1) in Surface Survival Studies on N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators 
Coyne & Barker 2015/32/2  Respirator Speech Intelligibility Testing with an Experienced Speaker 
Dalamagas, D.; Coffey, C. C.; Zhuang, Z.; Lawrence, R. B. 2002/19/I-II  Exposure Profile Effects on the Concentration of Freon-113 in Exhaled Air 
Ding, F. & LeVan, M. D.  2010/27/2  Virtual Group Theory - A New Method to Calculate the Adsorption Equilibrium of Organic Mixtures for Respirator Protection Applica 
Ding, S-T.; Yao, H.; Yang, X-B.  2010/27/2  Respirator National Standard Development in China - A Perspective of Past Decade 
Doney, B.; Greskevich, M.; Middendorf, P.; Groce, D.  2003/20/III-IV  Which Substances Prompt Respirator Use? 
——— ; Hoffman, W.; Groce, D.; Greskevitch, M.  2004/21/I-II  Usefulness of Respirator Manufacturer User’s Instructions and NIOSH Approval Labels 
Fisher, E. M.; Williams, J.; Shaffer, R. E.  2010/27/1  The Effect of Soil Accumulation on Multiple Decontamination Processing of N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirator Coupons Using Physical Methods 
Forster, J. A.  1997/15/III-IV  Selection and Use of Self Rescuers in Conjunction with Safe Havens in British Mines 
Frost, S.; Mogridge, R.  2007/24/I-II  Performance of an Airfed Loose-fitting Helmet and Visor Respiratory Protective Device Worn during a Simulated Printing Works Activity 
Frost, S.; Mogridge, R.; Roff, M.  2014/31/1  Fit of Filtering Facepiece Class 3 (FFP3) Respirators Part 1: A Comparison of Fit Test Methods 
Frost, S.; Mogridge, R  2014/31/2  Fit of Filtering Facepiece Class 3 (FFP3) Respirators Part 2: The Value of Fit-Checking and Simple Subjective Assessments of Fit as an Alternative to a Fit Test 
———  2014/31/2  Fit of Filtering Facepiece Class 3 (FFP3) Respirators Part 3: Suitability of FFP3 for Real Faces 
Gardner, P. D.  2003/20/I-II  The Effect of Moisture on the Face Seal Fit of Half-Mask Respirators 
Garrod, A. N. I.; Rajan-Sithamparanadarajah, R.; Vaughan, N.  2004/21/III-IV  An Innovative Approach to Respiratory Hazard Control 
Gibson, S. D.  2004/21/I-II  Respiratory Protective Equipment and the Management of Risk: Where Safety and Security Diverge 
van der Gijp, S.; Steenweg, L.  2004/21/III-IV  Respirator Performance during Military Field Trials 
Dennis Groce, D.; Guffey, S.; Viscusi, D. J.; Lynch, S.; Benson, S.; Zhuang, Z.  2010/27/1  Three-Dimensional Facial Parameters and Principal Component Scores: Association with Respirator Fit 
Groves, W. A.  2006/23/I-II  Personal Sampling System for Measuring Workplace Protection Factors for Gases and Vapors 
Han, H-S (R); Holm, R. L.; Prell, M. E.; Remiarz, R. J.  2012/29/2  Penetration of N95 Filtering-facepiece Respirators by Charged and Charge-Neutralized Nanoparticles 
Harrison, B. H.; Liang, S. H.  2005/22/I-II  Quantitative Fit Testing of Military Gas Masks with the TSI Portacount: Part II – Quantifying the Limitations and Recommendations for Use 
——— ; Harrison, C.; Liang, S.; Smith, S.; Croll, L.  2007/24/I-II  Laboratory Performance Testing of Powered Air Purifying Respirators 
Haruta, H.; Honda, T.; Eninger, R. M.; Reponen, T.;  McKay, R.; Grinshpun, S. A.  2008/25/III-IV  Experimental and Theoretical Investigation of the Performance of N95 Respirator Filters against Ultrafine Aerosol Particles Tested at Constant and Cyclic Flows 
——— ; Yuasa, H.; Shimizu, E.; Kimura, K.  2016/33/2  Breathing Recording Aimed to Provide Appropriate Test Flow Rate on Performance Evaluation of Respirators for Elementary School Children 
Haupt, N.; Paszkiewicz, P.  2006/23/III-IV  Breakthrough Measurements for Small-Capacity Cartridges at Elevated Flow Rates in Different Flow ModesSee also: Brey & Janssen (JISRP 2007 III-IV) 
He, X.; Grinshpun, S. A.; McKay, R. T.; Yermakov, M.; Reponen, T.; Lu, J.; Soroushian, P.  2013/30/2  Performance Characteristics of an Elastomeric Half-mask Respirator Modified with a Polymer Micro-Patterned Adhesive 
Hines, S. E.; Mueller, N.; Oliver, M.; Gucer, P.; McDiarmid, M.   pdf 2017/34/2 (4.84 MB) Qualitative Analysis of Origins and Evolution of an Elastomeric Respirator-based Hospital Respiratory Protection Program
Hori, H.; Ishidao, T.; Ishimatsu, S.  2003/20/I-II  Thermal Regeneration Method for a Respirator Cartridge for Organic Vapors 
Janssen, L. L.  2004/21/III-IV  Efficiency and Pressure Drop Effects of High Concentrations of Cement Dust on N95 Electret Filters 
———  2003/20/III-IV  Efficiency of Degraded Electret Filters: Part II – Field Testing Against Workplace Aerosols 
———  2009/26/I-II  Industrial Hygiene Principles and the Use of Assigned Protection Factors 
——— ; Anderson, N. J.; Cassidy, P. E.; Weber, R. A.; Nelson, T. J.  2005/22/III-IV  Interpretation of Inhalation Airflow Measurements for Respirator Design and Testing 
——— & Bidwell, J. O.  2006/23/I-II  Performance of Four Class 95 Electret Filters Against Diesel Particulate Matter 
——— ; Bidwell J. O.; Mullins, H. E.; Nelson, T. J.  2003/20/III-IV  Efficiency of Degraded Electret Filters: Part I – Laboratory Testing Against NaCl and DOP before and after Exposure to Workplace Aerosols 
——— ; Bidwell, J.; McCulloch, N.  2007/24/I-II  Performance of an N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirator in a Grinding Operation 
Janvier, F.; Haddad, S.; Lara, J. 2017/34/1
Integrating a Toxicological Approach for Breakthrough Curves of Organic Vapor Mixtures in the Estimation of Respirator Cartridge Service Life
Jasper, W.; Hinestroza, J.; Mohan, A.; Thompson, D.; Baker, R.  2005/22/III-IV Effect of Phase of Toluene on Filtration Performance of Electret Filter Media against Di-Octyl-Phthalate Aerosols 
Jeffs, C. A., Smith, M. W., Stone, C. A., Crittenden, B. D., Perera, S. P.  2013/30/1  Low pressure drop respirator gas filters using adsorbent hollow fibres as an alternative to granular adsorbents 
Joe, P. S.; Floyd, E. L.; Lungu, C. T.  2012/29/2  Physical Fabrication and Verification of New NIOSH Digital Headform Designs with Skin-analog for Use in Fit Testing 
Johnson, A. T.  1999/17/I  Comparison of Treadmill Exercise Performance Times for Several Types of Respirators 
———  2006/23/III-IV Why Peak Flow Matters 
——— ; Dooly, C. R.; Coyne, K. M.; Sahota, M. S.; Benjamin, M. B.  1997/15/I  Work Performance when Breathing through very high Exhalation Resistance 
——— ; Koh, F. C.; Scott Jr., W. H.; Mackey, K. M.; Chen, K. Y. S.; Rehak, T.  2005/22/III-IV  Inhalation Flow Rates during Strenuous Exercise 
——— ; Phelps, S. J.; Scott Jr., W. H.; Koh, F. C.  2005/22/III-IV  Using Self-Contained Self-Rescuers at High Work Rates 
——— ; Scott, W. H.; Caretti, D. M.  2001/18/I  Review of Recent Research on Respiration while Wearing a Respirator 
——— ; Scott, W. H.; Caretti, D. M.  2001/18/I  Review of Recent Research on Communications while Wearing a Respirator 
——— ; Scott, W. H.; Caretti, D. M.  2003/20/I-II  Do Respirators Stress the Cardiovascular System? 
——— ; Scott, W. H.; Koh, F. C.; Francis, E. B.; Lopresti, E. R.; Phelps, S. J.  2006/23/III-IV  Effects of PAPR Helmet Weight on Voluntary Performance Time at 80-85% of Maximal Aerobic Capacity 
———; Scott, W. H.; Phelps, S. J.; Caretti, D. M.; Koh, F. C.  2005/22/I-II  How Is Respirator Comfort Affected by Respiratory Resistance? 
Jung, H.; Lee, S.; Lee, J.; Kim, J.; Tsai, P.; Yoon, C.  2014/31/2  Total Inward Leakage (TIL) Testing of Anti-yellow Sand and Quarantine Masks Using NaCl Aerosol
Kapoor, V.  2014/31/1  Extending the Perception of Speech Intelligibility in Respiratory Protection 
Kim, K.; Kim, H.  2006/23/III-IV  Three-Dimensional Shape Analysis of Commercial Half-Facepiece Respirators for Koreans: Structural Approach 
Kim, K.; Kim, H.; Lee, J.; Lee, E.; Kim, D.  2004/21/III-IV  Development of a New 3D Test Panel for Half-Mask Respirators by 3D Shape Analysis for Korean Faces 
Kim, J-H.; Roberge R. J.; Shaffer, R. E.; Zhuang, Z.; Powell, J. B.; Bergman, M.; Palmiero, A. J. 2017/34/1 Project BREATHE – Prototype Respirator Evaluation Utilizing Newly Proposed Respirator Test Criteria
Kimura, K.  1998/16/I-IV  Decline in Protection Efficiency in the Use of Dust Respirators 
King, W. P.; Sietsema, M.; McClain, C.; Xu, S.; Dhrimaj, H.   pdf 2017/34/2 (4.84 MB) Work of Breathing for Respiratory Protective Devices: Method Implementation, Intra-,Inter-Laboratory Variability and Repeatability
Kiryazi, N.  2011/28/I Performance Comparison of Breathing and Metabolic Simulators 
———; Shubilla, J. P.  2001/18/I  Self-Contained Self-Rescuer Field Evaluation: Sixth-Phase Results 
Koehler, R. H.; He, X. (K.); Grinshpun, S. A.  2014/31/2  A Novel Face Seal Design for Filtering Facepiece Respirators: Development and Pilot Testing In a Hospital Operating Room 
Koh, F. C.; Johnson, A.  2012/29/I  Flow Patterns in Loose-Fitting PAPRs Help Explain Low Protection Factors 
Lavanchy, A.; Liebi, R.; Hugi-Cleary, D.; Stoeckli, F.  2005/22/III-IV  Prediction of Filter Performances against Organic Vapours: Statistical Analysis of Breakthrough Times as a Basis for a Simple Prediction Model 
Lawrence, R. B.; Campbell, D. L.; Myers, W. R.; Calvert, C. A.; Jensen, P. A.; Coffey, C. C.  2003/20/I-II  Determining the Efficacy of Fit-Test Protocols Using N95 Filtering-Facepiece Respirators — Alternative Approaches 
Lei, Z.; Yang, J.  2013/30/2  Computational Fluid Dynamics-Based Respirator Fit Evaluation - A Pilot Study 
Liang, S. H.; Harrison, B. H.  2005/22/I-II  Quantitative Fit Testing of Military Gas Masks with the TSI Portacount: Part I – Identifying the Limitations 
Lisowski, A.  1999/17/II  Performance of Glass Fiber Filter Material Measured with Monodisperse and Standard Aerosols 
Mackey, K. R. M.; Johnson, A. T.; Scott, W. H.; Koh, F. C.  2005/22/I-II  Over Breathing a Loose-Fitting PAPR 
McKay, R. T.; Bradley, J.  2005/22/III-IV  Evaluation of Three New Fit Test Protocols for Use with the TSI PortaCount 
Metzler, R. W.  2002/19/I-II  Improving Respiratory Protection through International Partnerships by Increasing Knowledge, Enhancing Education and Developing Technologies 
——— ; Spelce, D.; Johnson, J.S.; Rehak, T.R  2016/33/1  Effective Respiratory Protection Achieved through Partnership, Legislation, Regulation and, American National Consensus Respirator Standards – An underpinning of ANSI/ASSE Z88.2–2015 Practices for Respiratory Protection 
Miller, T.; Krasner, E.; Alon, U.  2005/22/I-II  Civilian Protective System – CAPS2000 
Monaghan, W. D., Roberge, M. R., Rengasamy, M., Roberge, R. J.  2009/26/I-II  Thermal Imaging Comparison of Maximum Surface Temperatures Achieved on N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirators with and without Exhalation Valves at Sedentary Breathing Volumes 
Mostofi, R.; Bahloul, A.; Lara, J.; Wang, B.; Cloutier, Y.; Haghighat, F.  2011/28/I  Investigation of Potential Affecting Factors on Performance of N95 Respirator 
Neesham-Grenon, E., Lavoie, J., Cloutier, Y., Marchand, G., Debia, M.  2013/30/1  BioProtect Tool: a Control Banding Method for Respirator Selection against Bioaerosols 
Nelson, G. O.; Strong, M.; Hoag, S.  2007/24/I-II  Respirator Cartridge Breakthrough Testing of Substituted Silanes and Siloxanes 
Nelson, T. J.; Janssen, L. L.; Luinenburg, M. D.; Mullins, H. E.  2003/20/III-IV  Development of an Abbreviated Qualitative Fit Test Using Bitter Aerosol 
——— & Mullins, H. E.  2004/21/I-II  Recommendations for the Acceptance Criteria for New Fit Test Methods 
Nicas, M.  2005/22/I-II  Use of a Probalistic Infectious Dose Model for Estimating Airborne Pathogen Infection Risk: Application to Respiratory Protection 
Niezgoda, G., Benson, S. M., Eimer, B. C., Roberge, R. J.  2013/30/1  Forces Generated by N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirator Straps 
Nuckols, M. I.; Rudolph, J.; Hughes, R. J.  1997/15/I  Thermal Analysis of a Firefighter's Breathing Gas Cooler 
Oestenstad, R. K.; Maples, E. H.; Beasley, T. M.  2008/25/III-IV Inclusion of African-American Male Respirator Wearers in the NIOSH Bivariate Fit Test Panel and the Los Alamos National Laboratory Full-Facepiece and Half-Mask Panels 
—— & Lynch, S. M.  2008/25/III-IV  Exhalation Valve Leakage Measured by a Negative Pressure Fit Test Method and its Effect on the Measurement of Human Subject Fit Factors 
Pelfrey, S. H.; Mathers, G.; Richardson, G. S.  2010/27/2  The Development and Assessment of a Dual Cavity Respirator 
Peters, R. H.; Vaught, C.; Hall, E. E.; Volkwein, J. C.  2007/24/III-IV  Miners’ Views about Personal Dust Monitors 
Peterson, J. A.; Merinar, T. R.  1997/15/III-IV  Respirator Maintenance Program Recommendations for the Fire Service 
Rengasamy, S.; Verbofsky, R.; King, W.P.; Shaffer, R. E.  2007/24/I-II  Nanoparticle Penetration through NIOSH-approved N95 Filtering-facepiece Respirators 
———, Eimer, B. C.; Shaffer, R. E.  2008/25/I-II  Nanoparticle Filtration Performance of Commercially Available Dust Masks 
———, Miller, A., Eimer, B. C., Shaffer, R. E.  2009/26/I-II  Filtration Performance of FDA-Cleared Surgical Masks 
Richardson, A. W.; Hofacre, K. C.; Weed, J.; Holm, R.; Remiarz, R.  2013/30/2  Evaluation of a Faster Fit Testing Method for Full- Facepiece Respirators Based on the TSI PortaCount® 
———; Hofacre, K. C.; Weed, J.; Holm, R.; Remiarz, R.  2014/31/1  Evaluation of a Faster Fit Testing Method for Elastomeric Half-Mask Respirators Based on the TSI PortaCount® 
———; Hofacre, K. C.; Weed, J.; Holm, R.; Remiarz, R.  2014/31/1  Evaluation of a Faster Fit Testing Method for Filtering Facepiece Respirators Based on the TSI PortaCount® 
Roberge, R. J.; Zhuang, Z.; Stein, L. M.  2006/23/I-II  Association of Body Mass Index with Facial Dimensions for Defining Respirator Fit Test Panels 
Rottach, D. R.; Lei, Z. pdf 2017/34/2 (4.84 MB) Stockpiled N95 Filtering Facepiece Respirator Polyisoprene Strap Performance
Rusch, O. W.; Reponen, T.; Ronk, C. J.; McKay, R. T.  2008/25/III-IV  Evaluation of User's Ability to Seal Respirator Cartridge Inlet Openings of Different Sizes and Shapes 
Sandbacka, S.  2001/18/II-IV  The Evolution of a Filter Family 
Scanlan, S.; Roberts, W.; Gray, B.  2003/20/I-II  Measurement of Operational Fit Factors for Soldiers Wearing the S10 Respirator 
Seo, H.; Song, Y.; Kim, C.; Kim, H.  2014/31/1  Recommended Requirements, Test Methods, and Pass/Fail Criteria for a “B95” Respirator for Healthcare Workers 
———  2016/33/1  Characteristics of Korean Children’s Facial Anthropometry Evaluated by Three-dimensional Imaging 
Shaffer, R. E.; Zhuang, Z.; Bergman, M. S.; Roberge, R. J.; Kim, J-H  2014/31/1  Recommended Requirements, Test Methods, and Pass/Fail Criteria for a “B95” Respirator for Healthcare Workers 
Sietsema, S.; Bodurtha, P.; Dickson, E.; Brosseau, L. M.  2015/32/1  Evaluating Simulated Workplace Protection Factors for a First Responder Low-Level Protective Ensemble 
Sinkule, E.J.; Powell, J.B.; Rubinstein, E.N.; McWilliams, L.; Quinn, T.; Pugliese, M.  2016/33/2  Physiologic Effects from Using Tight- and Loose-Fitting Powered Air-Purifying Respirators on Inhaled Gases, Peak Pressures, and Inhalation Temperatures During Rest and Exercise 
——— ; Turner, N.; Eschenbacher, W.  2002/19/I-II  Metabolic and Respiratory Responses during the Performance of a One-hour Man Test 4 
Specter, H.  2007/24/III-IV  Public Use of Respiratory Protection from Nuclear Power Plant Accidents and Terrorist Attacks 
Spelce, D.; McKay, R.T.; Johnson, J.S.; Rehak, T.R.; Metzler, R.W.  2016/33/2  Respiratory Protection for Oxygen Deficient Atmospheres 
Spelce, D.; Rehak, T. R.; Metzler, R.; Johnson, J. S.   pdf 2017/34/2 (953 KB) Pre-World War I Firefighter Respirators and the U.S. Bureau of Mines Involvement in WWI
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