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PPT Surveillance Planning - FY10

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Current Information can be found at: PPT Surveillance Planning - FY11


  • Align surveillance program with the PPT Program's mission, goals and objectives.
  • Define information needs.
  • Conduct data collection and analysis through:
    • Primary data collection - new data
    • Secondary data sources - existing data
    • Initial pilot and developmental studies
  • Research to Practice - Target and translate activities to outputs; disseminate outputs to stakeholders and partners
  • Link outputs to the PPT Program's strategic plan and NPPTL and other related NIOSH research programs

Applicable Standards

  • NIOSH 42 CFR Part 84
  • OSHA 29 CFR 1910.134 (Respiratory protection)
  • OSHA 29 CFR 1910.132 - PPE
  • OSHA 29 CFR 1910.95 (Hearing Protection)

Key Partners

  • NIOSH Sector and cross-sector programs
  • State-based surveillance programs


  • Workers who rely on PPE

Project Scope

  • Establish primary data gathering and analysis strategy for PPT
  • Work with sectors and cross sectors to identify primary data gathering to determine where PPT focus should be


  • 1Q - NIOSH SCG Face-to-face
    • Finalize approach for NHIS, CPWR, NFPA involvement
  • 1Q - 3Q - Sector Literature reviews and data source assessments
  • 4Q - Outline FY10 needs and beyond


  • Updated PPT Surveillance Strategy


  • The lessons learned will be rolled out to applicable industry sectors and systems through conferences, training sessions, and by addressing research gaps identified.
Page last updated: April 5, 2010
Page last reviewed: April 5, 2010
Content Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
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