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PPT Cross Sector - FY10

NOTE: This page is archived for historical purposes and is no longer being maintained or updated.

Current Information can be found at: PPT Cross Sector Program - FY11


  • 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).
NIOSH PPT Program Evaluation Cover

Applicable Standards

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

Key Partners

  • AIHA
  • ISEA
  • NFPA
  • ANSI
  • IAFF
  • OSHA
  • CPWR
  • ASTM


  • 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.


  • 1Q - Finalize PPT Implementation Plan based on NIOSH BSC Comments, Submit to NIOSH OD (Oct 2009)
    • Respond to Professional Judgment Budget requests
  • 2Q - Revise PPT IP, Resubmit to NIOSH OD (Mar 2010)
    • PPT Program Stakeholder Meeting
  • 3Q - Draft FY11 PPT Strategic Plan
  • 4Q - Finalize FY11 PPT Strategic Plan


  • PPT Program Implementation Plan (pending)
  • PPT Program Strategic Plan (pending)
  • PPT Program Guidance for 2011
  • Professional Judgment Budget for PPT (Dec 2010)
  • CDC Quarterly Review Documents (Dec 2010, update Mar 2010)


  • NA evaluation of PPT Program
  • Validate relevance of PPT Program activities
  • Increase impact of PPT Program
Page last updated: April 5, 2010
Page last reviewed: April 5, 2010
Content Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory