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NPPTL and the University of Pittsburgh's Epidemiological Global Health Project, the Supercourse

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health’s (NIOSH) National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory (NPPTL) is partnering with the University of Pittsburgh’s epidemiological global health project, the Supercourse.

"Supercourse is a repository of lectures on global health and prevention designed to improve the teaching of prevention. Supercourse has a network of over 56000 scientists in 174 countries who are sharing for free a library of 5350 lectures in 31 languages. The Supercourse has been produced at the WHO Collaborating Center University of Pittsburgh..."

~ Supercourse homepage at

Over the next year, a variety of web lessons will be posted featuring many of NPPTL’s important projects and research. This research affects many industries that rely upon personal protective equipment to keep their workers safe and healthy.