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National Academies Involvement in NPPTL- FY08


  • 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.
Covers of three publications

Applicable Standards

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

Key Partners

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



  • 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.


  • 1Q FY08 - COPPE Meeting to discuss PPE for HCW report
  • 2Q FY08 - PPE for HCW Action Plan Development and posting - Surveillance Plan Development
  • 3Q FY08 - COPPE Meeting to discuss Surveillance, PPE for HCW and Emerging issues
  • 4Q FY08 - COPPE Meeting to discuss PPT Program Evaluation and Plan
  • FY09 - Meeting topics TBD


  • PPE for HCW Action Plan


  • IOM Report - PPE for HCW During Pandemic Influenza
  • Confirmation of current program activities and recommendations for redirection if applicable.
Page last updated: August 08, 2008
Page last reviewed: August 08, 2008
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