Personal Protective Technology Program

July 2018
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2018-155
Cover for publication 2018-155

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Personal Protective Technology (PPT) Program advances the application and knowledge of PPT to keep workers safe. Technologies include respirators, protective clothing, gloves, eye, fall and hearing protection, hard hats, and sensors to detect hazardous substances. The PPT Program includes the NIOSH respirator approval program, PPT research, evaluations and interventions to support the following NIOSH strategic goals.

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Suggested Citation

NIOSH [2018]. Personal Protective Technology Program. By Coffey, C., D’Alessandro, M., Williams, W., Reeves, K., and Novicki, E. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHHS (NIOSH) Publication 2018–155, https://doi.org/10.26616/NIOSHPUB2018155external icon

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