NIOSH Announces Stakeholder Meeting on Personal Protective Equipment

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) announces an upcoming meeting and workshop on personal protective equipment (PPE) for the emergency medical services (EMS). Personal Protective Equipment: Selection, Use and Expectations:  PPT Stakeholder Meeting and Workshop will take place at the Hyatt Regency Pittsburgh Airport on March 21-22, 2012.

Attendees will

  • Gain a better understanding of EMS-specific protective clothing and equipment
  • Hear “success stories” from PPE users illustrating personal, real-life examples of how PPE has prevented serious illness
  • Have an pportunity to provide your input and feedback on NIOSH PPE program activities and actions to enhance worker safety and health by closing PPE research, standard, and certification gaps

For more information or to register, go to

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