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Full text of "Breakout Session 4 Wright B, March 2-3, 2010"

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Question 1: How do the participants typically 
become aware of respirator revocation and 
counterfeit issues? 

• Primarily through the e-mail listserv 

• Facebook, Twitter, and other social 
networking sites are still difficult for 
many people to view at work (esp. 
government employees) 




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Question 2: What communication methods 
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others to obtain up-to-date and reliable 
information on these issues? 

• Linkedln (FaceBookfor 
Professionals) 

• Blogs on safety organization sites 

• Information organized in short bytes 
as opposed to long phrases on 
NPPTL website 




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Question 3 (part 1): How valuable is the 
NIOSH Respirator Trusted-Source Information 
page? 

• Helpful information: Use and 
Limitations info, sections providing 
recent news and information 

• Suggestions: It could be expanded to 
include other types of PPE and made 
more available and accessible to 
different types of users 




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Question 3 (part 2): How valuable is the 
Certified Equipment List? 

• Provides useful information 

• Suggestions include providing better 
basic information 

• Search is tedious 

• Add part numbers for models 

• Information needs to be more 
focused on reality in use. 




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Question 4: What information do end users 



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counterfeit respirators? 



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Part numbers consistent among 
manufacturers and suppliers 

List of approved distributors? 

Consumer report-style information 




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Question 5: Are there very near-term things that 
can be done to effect almost immediate 
/] improvements in communicating information on 
revocations, misrepresentations and 
counterfeits? . . 

• Increased attempts to urge buyers to 
do hazard evaluations 

• Get information out to large retail 
distributors (e.g. Home Depot) 




ncreased information with other 
federal agencies 

Trusted Distributor list 

Increase communication staff 
exponentially 



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Question 6: What are the two or three most 
important things that NIOSH should do to 
support better communication on revocations 
and counterfeits? 

• Get information out through OSHA 
inspectorss 

• Increased presence on Google 

• Increase communication sources 

• Relationship with Better Business 
Bureau 

• Better information to small 
employers (less than 20 workers)