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NIOSH NPPTL PPT Program Stakeholders Meeting, March 29, 2011

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Presentations and Posters from the Personal Protective Technology Program Stakeholder Meeting

PPT Program Stakeholder Meeting Announcement Letter (December 6, 2010)

Information Update for the PPT Program Stakeholder Meeting, March 29, 2011 (February 24, 2011)

Note: The links below go to websites outside of CDC/NIOSH.





Poster Abstract Handout


  1. Comparison of Workplace Protection Factors for Different Aerosol Contaminants on Agricultural Farms (Not available)
  2. The Impact of a Rural Based Personal Protective Equipment Program
  3. Listening to the Experts on Personal Protective Equipment: Orchard Managers, Pesticide Handlers, and Pesticide Safety Educators and Agriculture Safety Specialists on PPE Barriers and Solutions in the Tree Fruit Industry (Not available)
  4. Updates to the NIOSH National Pesticide PPE Surveillance and Intervention Program
  5. Prevalence of Respirator/dust Mask Use Among U.S. Primary Farm Operators: Analysis of the 2006 Farm and Ranch Survey
  6. A Partnership for Pesticide Exposure Reduction through PPE Outreach and Education
  7. Weak Label Requirements and Inadequate Protective Gear Put Workers at Risk
  8. North Carolina's Response to EPA's New Risk Mitigation Measures for Soil Fumigants


  1. Aromatic Hydrocarbon Adsorption Characteristics of Disposable Filtering Facepiece Respirators that Contain Activated Charcoal
  2. Development of a National Demonstration and Sentinel Surveillance System for PPE Usage by Healthcare Workers (HCWs) in the U.S.
  3. Protecting Healthcare Workers from an Airborne Respiratory Event: Implementing a Aentinel Surveillance System to Monitor PPE Usage in the United States Healthcare System
  4. Respirator Intervention and Evaluation (REACH I&E)
  5. Impact of Multiple Consecutive Donnings on Filtering Facepiece Respirator Fit
  6. The Impact of a Surgical Mask and Filtering Facepiece Respirators on Human Thermoregulation
  7. Ultrasound for the Assessment of Respirator Fit
  8. Tensile Properties and Integrity of Cleanroom and Low-modulus Nitrile Exam Glove Formulations
  9. Assessment of Research Gaps in Healthcare Worker PPE
  10. Laboratory Study to Assess Causative Factors Affecting Temporal Changes in Filtering-Facepiece Respirator Fit: Part II – One Year Assessment of Fit Changes
  11. Respirator and Surgical Mask Efficacy for Cough Aerosols
  12. Glove Permeation with a Dextrous Robot Hand System


  1. NIOSH Hearing Protection Innovations and Evaluations
  2. Advances in Chemical Sensing Allow Improvements in PPT
  3. Mine Rescue Ensembles for Underground Coal Mining
  4. Development of a Novel Kneepad for Mining
  5. Light-Emitting Diode (LED) Cap Lamp Research
  6. Long Term Field Evaluation of Respiratory Devices

Public Safety

  1. NIOSH Respirator Certification and Approval
  2. Certified Product Investigation Procedures
  3. Alarm and Danger Criteria in Foot Temperature to Prevent the Heat Stroke of Workers Wearing Personal Protective Clothing
  4. CBRN Respiratory Protection Program Designs
  5. CBRN Respirator Training Concept Standard
  6. Chemical, Biological, Radiological and Nuclear (CBRN) Combination Respirator Unit (CRU) Project
  7. From Nanoparticles to Novel Protective Garments
  8. Wildland Fire Fighting Operations Certification Standards
  9. Development of a New Test Chamber with Precise Temperature and Humidity Control for Protective Clothing Chemical Permeation Testing
  10. Firefighter Equipment Evaluation Program
  11. PPE Development at TDA Research (Not available)
  12. Firefighters' Physiological Responses to Boot Weight and Sole Flexibility during Ladder Climbing and Obstacle Crossing
  13. Field Evaluation of a New Prototype Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus