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Letter to All Respirator Manufacturers

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Issue Date: August 7, 2006

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

Subject: Respirator Manufacturer's Meeting, October 11, 2006

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory (NPPTL), is hosting a meeting for all respirator manufacturers. The meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza Pittsburgh South (formerly the Holiday Inn Select), 164 Fort Couch Road, Pittsburgh (Bethel Park), Pennsylvania, on Wednesday, October 11, 2006.

Respirator certification topics will be addressed. A tentative agenda is attached.

All manufacturers, manufacturer application preparers, and other interested parties are welcome to attend. To make hotel reservations, please contact the Crowne Plaza Pittsburgh South directly at 412-833-5300 or 1-800-465-4329. By mentioning the NIOSH/NPPTL meeting, a discounted rate of $91 per night will be granted.

In addition, please confirm your attendance to the meeting by submitting a completed registration form. You may register electronically by accessing the on-line registration link at this website, or you can download the Adobe PDF form and send it by e-mail to or fax it to 304-225-2003.

If you need further information, or have any questions or concerns, please contact the NPPTL Event Management Office, 3604 Collins Ferry Road, Suite 100, Morgantown, West Virginia 26505-2353, Telephone 304-225-5138, Fax 304-225-2003, E-mail

Register for this Meeting

Meeting Agenda [PDF]

Driving Directions [PDF]

Combined Slide Presentations [PDF]

Respirator Manufacturer's Meeting, October 11, 2006 [PDF - 28 KB]