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May 2011
NIOSH Docket Number 237

PPT Conformity Assessment

NIOSH, NPPTL announced the availability of the PPT (Personal Protective Technologies) Conformity Assessment Docket, NIOSH Docket 237, and solicited input from interested parties. The docket was established to provide interested parties the opportunity to provide input to the NIOSH, NPPTL strategy to address the recommendations issued in November 2010 by the Institute of Medicine (IOM) in its report Certifying Personal Protective Technologies: Improving Worker Safety. The report focuses on the need for a consistent risk-based approach to PPT conformity assessment. This docket was available until July 1, 2011. All comments will be assessed as part of the effort to address the IOM recommendations.

Background Information

Notice; 76 FR 28791; Notice of public comment period for review of IOM report "Certifying Personal Protective Technologies: Improving Worker Safety"; November 2010 [PDF - 141 KB]

Institute of Medicine (IOM) draft report entitled, Certifying Personal Protective Technologies: Improving Worker Safety; 11/1/10 [PDF - 141 KB]

Submissions from the Public

Submission to the docket from private person – 5/22/11 [PDF - 1,543 KB]

Submission to the docket from Weber (3M) – 7/1/11 [PDF - 2,277 KB]

Submission to the docket from Shipp (International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA)) – 7/1/11 [PDF - 1,941 KB]

Submission to the docket from Duffy (International Association of Firefighters (IAFF)) – 7/1/11 [PDF - 2,699 KB]

Submission to the docket from Kline (Kimberly-Clark Professional) – 7/1/11 [PDF - 1,151 KB]

Submission to the docket from Stull and Stull (International Personnel Protection, Inc.) – 7/1/11 [PDF - 3,208 KB]

 

 
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