MEETING 1

September 28, 2007

Committee to Review the NIOSH Personal Protective Technology Program

The National Academies Keck Center

500 Fifth Street, N.W.

Washington, D.C.

AGENDA

OPEN SESSION

8:00 a.m.

Welcome and Introductions

 

John Gallagher, Chair

8:15

Charge to the Committee-NIOSH Overview

 

Lewis Wade, NIOSH Senior Science Advisor

8:45

Overview and Scope of the PPT Program

 

Les Boord, Director, National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory (NPPTL) (PPT Program Manager)

 

Overview and Scope of the PPT Program

 

Maryann D’Alessandro, Associate Director for Science, NPPTL (PPT Program Coordinator)

 

Discussion

9:45

Break

10:00

PPT Presentations—Reduce Exposure to Inhalation Hazards

 

• Respirator Certification (SG 1, Obj 1)

 

Les Boord, Director, NPPTL

 

• CBRN (chemical, biological, radiological, and nuclear) Respirator Standards (SG 1, Obj 2)

 

Jon Szalajda, Branch Chief, Policy and Standards

 

• Mine Escape Respirators (SG 1, Obj 3)

 

Les Boord, Director, NPPTL

 

• Anthropometrics and Fit (SG 1, Obj 4)

 

Roland Berry Ann, Deputy Director, NPPTL



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