The International Society for Respiratory Protection

ISRP 2022 Announcement

The International Society for Respiratory Protection is excited to announce that the next international conference is proposed for 9 – 12 May 2022, in a virtual forum.

 

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CSA Z94.4.1 Draft Posted for Public Review

Please be advised that the Draft Standard CSA Z94.4.1, Performance standard for filtering respirators has been posted for the mandatory 60-day Public Review.  It will remain open until May 29th, 2021. 

The draft has been posted on the CSA Group Public Review site. 

Link to the CSA Z94.4.1 Public Review Draft:

Identifier: CSA Z94.4.1

Title: Performance Standard for Filtering Respirators Expiry date: 29/05/2021

Link: https://publicreview.csa.ca/Home/Details/4140

ASTM F3502 Face Covering Standard Approved

Today, global standards organization ASTM International approved a new standard for barrier face coverings that will help establish minimum design, performance, labeling, and care requirements for reusable barrier face coverings.

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Respiratory exposure to volcanic ash

The Health Interventions in Volcanic Eruptions (HIVE) project prinicipal investigator, Claire J. Horwell, has written a supplement to the DISASTER newsletter of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO).  The supplement summarizes the research and key findings on preparing for, and protecting communities from, respiratory exposure to volcanic ash.  

 

pdf Disasters Issue 130 Oct2020 Horwell (4.34 MB)

ISRP EUROPEAN SECTION WORKSHOP PROGRAMME

2021 Education Workshop Programme

The aim of the 2021 International Society for Respiratory Protection - European Section educational workshop series is to introduce attendees to the role of respiratory protection in response to a range of airborne hazards, the lessons learned from working in such hazardous environments and the technologies used and measures that may be taken to respond to such hazards.

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