NIOSH National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory (NPPTL) Fact Sheet

July 2018
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2018-141
Cover page for publication 2018-141

The National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory (NPPTL) is a Division of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). NPPTL prevents work-related injury, illness, and death by advancing the state of knowledge and application of personal protective technologies (PPT). NPPTL supports more than 20 million U.S. workers who rely on this equipment (e.g., respirators, clothing, gowns, gloves, eye protection and other types of protective gear) to keep them safe from on-the-job hazards.

NIOSH National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory (NPPTL) Fact Sheet Cdc-pdf[PDF – 2 MB]

Suggested Citation

NIOSH [2018]. National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory. Pittsburgh, PA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2018-141, https://doi.org/10.26616/NIOSHPUB2018141External.

Page last reviewed: August 1, 2018