NIOSH Docket Number 129-A, CDC-2013-0016
Framework for Setting the NIOSH PPT Program Action Plan for Healthcare Worker Personal Protective Equipment: 2013-2018
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced the availability of a draft document titled "Framework for Setting the NIOSH PPT Program Action Plan for Healthcare Worker Personal Protective Equipment: 2013-2018", for public comment. Docket 129-A was established to provide interested parties the opportunity to provide input to the NIOSH personal protective technologies (PPT) program on the proposed process for updating the program's healthcare worker personal protective equipment (PPE) action plan. This docket was available until September 13, 2013.
All comments received will be considered in the updated action plan. The NIOSH PPT program plans to use the updated action plan to outline the program's short-term and long-term strategy for research and intervention, standards development, and information dissemination program to improve the efficacy and effectiveness of PPE used in healthcare settings.
The Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and Background Information are provided below. To view comments submitted on the proposed rule visit http://www.regulations.gov, enter "CDC-2013-0016" in the search field, then click "Search".
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