The Mission of the PPT cross sector program within NIOSH is to prevent work-related injury, illness, and death by advancing the state of knowledge and application of personal protective technologies (PPT).
Develop an integrated PPT Cross Sector Program within NIOSH that crosses all sectors and personal protective technologies (PPT) with activities that aim toward reducing exposures to inhalation hazards, dermal hazards, and injury hazards.
1QFY07 - Information Gathering
2QFY07 - Evidence Package Prep
3Q FY07 - Evidence package finalized and submitted to NIOSH OD
4Q FY07 - Prepare and participate in First NA PPT Committee meeting
National Academies Report expected one year from date of first Committee Meeting: Approximately Oct 2008
Reduced exposure to inhalation hazards
Reduced exposure to dermal hazards
Reduced exposure to injury hazards
Page last modified: July 23, 2007
Page last reviewed: July 23, 2007
(archived document) Content Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)