NIOSH program meeting to focus on PPE

February 11, 2010

NIOSH's Personal Protective Technology Program will host its third stakeholder meeting (.pdf file) March 2-3 in Pittsburgh.

NIOSH Director John Howard is scheduled to give the keynote address March 2. Session topics include designing the next generation of N95 filtering facepiece respirators; personal protective equipment selection, interoperability and compatibility issues; protective clothing technologies, materials and performance criteria; and counterfeit respirators and misrepresentations of approval.