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Letter to All Respirator Manufacturers

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Issue Date: May 20, 2005

From: Heinz W. Ahlers, Acting Chief, Respirator Branch, National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory

Subject: Meeting for all respirator manufacturers to be held on July 21, 2005

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory (NPPTL), Respirator Branch, is announcing a meeting for all respirator manufacturers to be held on July 21, 2005 , at the Holiday Inn Select Pittsburgh South, 164 Fort Couch Road, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This will follow the NIOSH/NPPTL CBRN CC SCBA meeting that will be held at the same venue on July 19 and 20. An agenda is being developed and will be posted in the near future. The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. and will adjourn by 3:00 p.m.

Topics to be addressed include discussion of the Standard Application Procedures (SAP) comments, moving forward to implement the release of the procedures, new NPPTL and Respirator Branch organizational structures, and follow-up on replacement documents.

All manufacturer representatives, manufacturer application preparers, and other interested parties are welcome to attend.

Interested parties should make hotel reservations directly with the Holiday Inn Select Pittsburgh South (412-833-5300 / 1-800-HOLIDAY) before the cut-off date of June 27, 2005. You must reference the NIOSH/NPPTL Meeting to receive the special group rate of $94 per night. Driving directions to the hotel are enclosed.

Please confirm your attendance to this meeting by completing and submitting a registration form. You may complete and submit the electronic registration form or print the posted form and fax it to the NPPTL Event Management Office at 304-225-2003

For further information, please contact the NPPTL Event Management Office, 3604 Collins Ferry Road, Suite 100, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505-2353, Telephone 304-599-5941 x138, Fax 304-225-2003, E-mail

Meeting for all respirator manufacturers to be held on July 21, 2005 [PDF - 88 KB]

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