Management Instructions

New Management Instruction EL-810-2009-4, Personal Protective Equipment and Respiratory Protection Programs

Management Instruction (MI) El-810-2009-4, Personal Protective Equipment and Respiratory Protection Pro­grams, is now available. This MI is effective as of June 1, 2009, and it obsoletes MI EL-810-2001-1, Personal Protec­tive Equipment and Respiratory Protection Programs.

The revised MI contains the following:

n Up-to-date references to organizations and webpages.

n Updated policies on nitrile gloves and filtering face­piece respirators, including measures instituted fol­lowing the anthrax emergency of 2001.

MI EL-810-2009-4 is available on the Postal Service™ PolicyNet website:

n Go to

n Under “Essential Links” in the left column, click PolicyNet.

n Click MIs.

The direct URL for MI EL-810-2009-4 is http://blue.usps. gov/cpim/ftp/manage/e810094.pdf.