Local, State & Federal Emergency Responders and Manufacturers
NIOSH membership and participation on NFPA standards committees in support of NFPA-NIOSH Memorandum of Agreement (MOU) to continue improvement to fire and emergency services protective clothing and equipment performance criteria, product standards, competency standards, and selection, care & maintenance standards.
Q1-4 Participation at NFPA Technical Correlating Committee (TCC), Technical Committees (TC), and Task Groups meetings and conference calls addressing PPE performance standards revisions and development of new standards.
Q1-4 Review and update of the NFPA Protective Clothing and Equipment Project Definitions List - Continual Process
Q1 NPPTL staff member appointed Chair of NFPA EMS TC
Q1-4 TC and TCC action on proposed NFPA 1984 standard for wild land respirators
Q2 TC meeting on 128 proposals on revision to NFPA 1971 for 2012 Edition
Q2 TC meeting to process public comments on NFPA 1977 for 2010 Edition
Q2-4 TC meetings addressing revision of NFPA 1982 for 2011 Edition