From Usenet Big-8 Management Board
From: Big-8 Management Board <>
Subject: RESULT: will be removed
Date: Fri, 19 Mar 2010 20:40:07 EDT
Message-ID: <ho0g7g$52j$>

     will be removed

The Last Call for Comments (LCC) on 2010-03-07 initiated a five-day
period for final comments.  Following this comment period, the Big-8
Management Board has decided by vote to remove moderated group

Vote results (yes-no-abstain): 9-0-0


Probe posts to this group resulted in bounces.

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NEWSGROUPS LINE:	Personal protective equipment. (Moderated)




For discussion of all aspects of personal protective equipment (ppe),
defined as any device(s) worn or held by the user in order to provide
him (her) protection whilst performing the given task.

It is open especially, but not exclusively, to manufacturers,
distributors, testing and certifying organisations, government
departments, safety officers and users of ppe, including professional
associations of the foregoing.

Advertising of products and services directly related to ppe is
allowed, but is limited to 50 words of text in any posting, plus
references to contact details, addresses, websites etc.

Binaries are not permitted.

The group will be moderated, in order to prevent articles not
conforming to the charter from being posted.

HISTORY OF THE GROUP: is a moderated newsgroup which passed its vote
for creation by 241:16 as reported in news.announce.newgroups on 12 Mar 1997.


Alexander Bartolich <>


2010-01-17	Probe post
2010-01-24	Moderator Vacancy Investigation
2010-02-06	1st RFD
2010-02-21	2nd RFD
2010-03-07	LCC
2010-03-19	RESULT