Personal Protective Equipment Laundering

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occupational health
Personal Protective Equipment Laundering
Georgia, Illinois, Ohio, USA
United States of America
To determine the effect of repeated laundering on the protective properties of firefighter turnout gear.
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
CDC’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health; Illinois Fire Service Institute

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775
Helmet safety
Optimizing Helmets to Reduce Work-Related Injuries
United States of America
To optimize helmet design to reduce the severity of head injuries at construction worksites. The study will build on CDC's research of digital human modeling of personal protective equipment and will respond to construction industry-wide needs for effective assessment methods to control exposures resulting in fatal and nonfatal work-related traumatic brain injury.
Turner Construction Company; Liberty Mutual Insurance; Zurich American Insurance Company; ACE Construction Group
CDC’s National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health; West Virginia University’s Department of Neurosurgery; International Safety Equipment Association
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