National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory Public Meeting, August 20, 2008

Letter to All Interested Parties

Issue Date: July 10, 2008

From: Jonathan Szalajda, Chief, Policy and Standards Development Branch, National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory

Subject: National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory Public Meeting, August 20, 2008

The NIOSH, National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory (NPPTL), will conduct a public meeting on August 20, 2008 to discuss current respirator standards development projects for closed-circuit self-contained breathing apparatus; the reevaluation of NIOSH limitations on and precaution for safe use of positive-pressure closed-circuit self-contained breathing apparatus; supplied air respirators; and the mechanical connector design used in the Chemical, Biological, Radiological, and Nuclear (CBRN) Air-Purifying Respirator (APR). The meeting will be held between 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. On-site registration will be held from 7:45 a.m. until 8:30 a.m. You may also confirm your attendance to this meeting by completing a registration form. You may register electronically or you can download the Adobe PDF form and send it by e-mail to npptlevents@cdc.gov or fax it to 412-386-4089..

The meeting will be held at the Sheraton Station Square Hotel, 300 West Station Square Drive, Pittsburgh, PA 15219-1122. Interested parties should make hotel reservations directly with the Sheraton Station Square, 412-803-3865, before the cut-off date of July 22, 2008. You must reference the NIOSH/NPPTL Public Meeting to receive the special group rate of $108.00 per night that has been negotiated for meeting guests.

For additional information, please contact NPPTL Policy and Standards Development Branch, P.O. Box 18070, Pittsburgh, PA 15236, telephone 412-386-5200, fax 412-386-4089 or e-mail npptlevents@cdc.gov. The meeting agenda, as well as links to subject review materials for the meeting, are available through the links listed below.

Register electronically for the Public Meeting on August 20 2008

Agenda for the August 20, 2008 Public Meeting Cdc-pdf[PDF – 12 KB]External

Links to NIOSH Documents for Comment items.

https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/review/public/039-A/default.html

https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/review/public/139/default.html

https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/review/public/123/default.html

https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/review/public/083-A/default.html

Presentations from the Public Meeting

Public Meeting – Final PPT Cdc-pdf[PDF – 675 KB]External

Respirator Standards Development and Meeting Overview Cdc-pdf[PDF – 301 KB]External

Proposed Concepts of Draft Subpart Q; Closed-Circuit Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus Cdc-pdf[PDF – 141 KB]External

NIOSH O2 Prohibition for Entry in High Radiant Heat and Open Flame Environments while Wearing Oxygen Devices Cdc-pdf[PDF – 446 KB]External

Supplied-Air Respirator (SAR) Conceptual Standard Cdc-pdf[PDF – 785 KB]External

DoD Request for Modification of the CBRN APR Statement of Standard to Permit an Alternative to the Single Standard 40 mm Screw Mounted Canister Cdc-pdf[PDF – 526 KB]External

Department of Defense (DoD) Request for NIOSH Certification of the Joint Service General Purpose Mask (JSGPM) Cdc-pdf[PDF – 1.99 MB]External

Respirator Standards Development and Meeting Wrap-up Cdc-pdf[PDF – 212 KB]External

National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory Public Meeting, August 20, 2008 Cdc-pdf[PDF – 28 KB]

Page last reviewed: July 8, 2008 (archived document)