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National Academies Involvement in NPPTL- FY07

NOTE: This page is archived for historical purposes and is no longer being maintained or updated.
Current Information can be found at: National Academies Involvement in NPPTL - FY08

Objective

  • The Objective of the National Academies involvement in NPPTL is to provide opportunities to obtain the highest recognized level of scientific input into program planning and validate the outputs and outcomes of our programs.
Head and Face Anthropometric Survey of Respirator Users

Applicable Standards

  • ISO
  • NFPA
  • 42 CFR 84
  • ANSI
  • ASTM

Key Partners

  • ISEA
  • AIHA
  • IAFF
  • OSHA
  • NFPA
  • FDA

Stakeholders

  • Emergency Response Workers
  • Employers
  • Workers
  • PPE manufacturers

Project Scope


  • The National Academies Committee on PPE will provide the PPT Program a standing committee to address emerging issues and needs and provide scientific input to program development and implementation.

Milestones

  • 1Q FY07 - COPPE Meeting 1 FY07: Oct 23-24, 2006; Dec 06
  • 2Q FY07 - Jan 07 - Anthropometrics Report Debrief
    • Feb 07 - Respirator Use in Private Sector Firms Debrief
    • Feb 07 - PPE during an Influenza Pandemic: Research, Standards, Certification and Testing Directions Workshop
  • 3Q FY07 - Develop action plans to address reports
  • 4Q FY07 - Present action plans to COPPE

Outputs

  • National Academies Report on Measuring Respirator Use in the Workplace
  • IOM Assessment of the NIOSH Head and Face Anthropometric Survey of Respirator Users
  • IOM Report on PPE during an Influenza Pandemic: Research, Standards, Certification and Testing Directions

Outcomes

  • Confirmation of current program activities and recommendations for redirection if applicable.
Page last modified: July 23, 2007
Page last reviewed: July 23, 2007 (archived document)
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