From: Chris Jakober <chris.jakober**At_Symbol_Here**ARB.CA.GOV>
Subject: Re: [DCHAS-L] 4 more Re: [DCHAS-L] Regulations for Snorkels
Date: Wed, 27 Feb 2019 14:21:23 -0500
Reply-To: ACS Division of Chemical Health and Safety <DCHAS-L**At_Symbol_Here**PRINCETON.EDU>
Message-ID: 5110206075852182.WA.chris.jakoberarb.ca.gov**At_Symbol_Here**lists.princeton.edu


Hi Sammye,

RE: "The project manager asked me today if there were any regulations for testing them because the lab supplier is only planning on testing the hoods."

If the snorkels are being used to control exposures, CalOSHA expects them to be performance certified annually. I'm not sure if that's an expectation in other states. The code reference is 8CCR5143(a)(5).

https://www.dir.ca.gov/title8/5143.html

Hope this helps,
Chris

Chris Jakober, Ph.D.
Air Pollution Specialist
Monitoring and Laboratory Division
California Air Resources Board
1900 14th Street ?? Sacramento, CA 95811
chris.jakober**At_Symbol_Here**arb.ca.gov
O: 916-324-1279

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