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NIOSH studying PPE storage methods

Healthcare Life Safety Compliance, June 22, 2017

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The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is requesting information about the environmental storage conditions and inventory of personal protective equipment (PPE) for federal, state, municipal, county, and hospital system stockpiles. The agency will use the information to design a study in which researchers will sample N95 respirators and high-protection surgical gowns from stockpiles and test the PPE against established performance standards.

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