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PPT Cross Sector - FY08

Objective

  • The Mission of the PPT cross sector program is to prevent work-related injury, illness, and death by advancing the state of knowledge and application of personal protective technologies (PPT).

Applicable Standards

  • ISO
  • NFPA
  • 42 CFR 84
  • ANSI
  • ASTM
  • ISEA
  • BSI
  • EN

Key Partners

  • AIHA
  • ISEA
  • NFPA
  • ANSI
  • IAFF
  • OSHA
  • CPWR
  • ASTM
  • AFL-CIO

 

Stakeholders

  • Emergency Response Workers
  • Employers
  • Union and labor Organizations
  • Workers who use PPE
  • PPE manufacturers

Project Scope


  • Develop an integrated PPT Cross Sector Program within NIOSH that crosses all sectors and PPT types with activities that aim to reduce exposures to inhalation hazards, dermal hazards, and injury hazards.

Milestones

  • 1Q - NA Lab visit (Nov 07), Stakeholder meeting (Dec 07), Respond to NA inquiries
  • 2Q - Identify opportunities to align sector and cross sector activities
    • Finalize Interagency Agreement with OPM
  • 3Q - PPT evaluation report briefing (Jul 08)
    • Planning meetings to organize meeting logistics, and determine meeting tasks two weeks prior to kick-off
    • Planning meetings to organize meeting logistics, and determine meeting tasks two weeks prior to kick-off
  • 4Q - Action Planning
    • Conduct first kick-off meeting in Pittsburgh (Led by OPM/CTS psychologists)
    • Conduct 5 additional action group sessions virtually

Outputs

  • National Academies Evidence Package, Aug 2007
  • Laboratory Notebook, Nov 2007
  • Numerous written responses to NA requests

Outcomes

  • NA evaluation of PPT Program
  • Validate relevance of PPT Program activities
  • Increase impact of PPT Program
Page last updated: August 08, 2008
Page last reviewed: August 08, 2008
Content Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)