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National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory (NPPTL) (superseded by <a href="https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/npptl/"target="_blank">https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/npptl/</a> ).
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. 2003-127, 2003 Jul; :1-6
The National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory (NPPTL) was created by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) in 2001. Its mission is to prevent disease, injury and death for millions of workers who rely on personal protective equipment including miners, emergency responders, and healthcare, agricultural, construction, and industrial workers. NPPTL brings together experts from many disciplines dedicated to reducing the risk to workers of job-related injury, illness, and death. NPPTL, through targeted partnerships, research, service, and communication, focuses on new and enhanced personal protective equipment for workers including first responders during terrorist attacks or other disasters.
Personal-protective-equipment; Personal-protection; Protective-equipment; Protective-clothing; Respiratory-protective-equipment; Respiratory-protection; Injury-prevention; Emergency-responders; Construction-workers; Health-care-personnel; Agricultural-workers; Farmers; Fire-fighters; Training
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2003-127
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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