You will be required to comply with this standard if anybody in your workplace intends to use respiratory protective equipment. You must ensure that any devices used in your workplace comply with the standard.
This standard specifies performance requirements and testing criteria for respiratory protective devices (respirators) intended to provide protection against atmospheres containing substances which may be harmful if breathed.
The version of the standard you must comply with is AS / NZS 1716:2003 Respiratory Protective Devices.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance that may be required.