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Letter to All Respirator Manufacturers

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Issue Date: January 25, 2008

From: Jonathan Szalajda, Chief, Policy and Standards Development Branch, National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory

Subject: National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory Stakeholder Meeting, March 6, 2008

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory (NPPTL), will conduct a stakeholder meeting on March 6, 2008, at the Doubletree Hotel Pittsburgh Airport, 8402 University Boulevard, Moon Township, Pennsylvania. The meeting will be held from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. On-site registration will be held from 7:45 a.m. until 8:30 a.m.

During this meeting, NPPTL will discuss current and future personal protective technology (PPT) research projects and there will be an opportunity for discussion following the presentations, including a poster session. The agenda for the meeting is provided as an attachment to this letter.

Interested parties should make hotel reservations directly with the Doubletree Hotel Pittsburgh Airport, 412-329-1400 before the cut-off date of February 21, 2008. You must reference the NIOSH/NPPTL Stakeholder Meeting to receive the special group rate of $108 per night that has been negotiated for meeting guests. There is a free shuttle from the airport to the hotel. Driving directions can be found at

Please confirm your attendance to this meeting by completing a registration form. You may register electronically or you can download the Adobe PDF form and send it by e-mail to or fax it to 412-386-6716.
For additional information, please contact NPPTL Office of the Director, P.O. Box 18070, Pittsburgh, PA 15236, telephone 412-386-6111, fax 412-386-6716 or e-mail

Register electronically for the Stakeholder Meeting on March 6, 2008

Agenda for the March 6, 2008 Stakeholder's Meeting [PDF]

Presentations from the Stakeholders Meeting

Stakeholder Meeting Agenda- March 06, 2008 [PDF]

Stakeholder Meeting Opening - March 06, 2008 [PDF]

Exposure to Inhalation Hazards [PDF]

Reduce Exposure to Dermal Hazards [PDF]

PPE for Healthcare Workers [PDF]

PPT Program Science Strategy [PDF]

Reduce Exposure to Injury Hazards - Fall Protection; Hearing Protection Research; Warning Devices for the Fire Services [PDF]

NIOSH Extramural Grants Program [PDF]

National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory Stakeholder Meeting, March 6, 2008 [PDF - 29 KB]