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A Guide to United States Personal Protective Equipment Compliance Requirements

February 1, 2023
Jennifer Marshall, Erik Puskar, Lisa Benson
This Guide addresses compliance requirements for personal protective Equipment (PPE) used in the workplace, except for PPE used in a nuclear or medical setting. Several U.S. federal agencies administer regulations associated with Personal Protective

Guidance for NIST Staff on Using Inclusive Language in Documentary Standards

April 29, 2021
Kathryn Miller, David F. Alderman, Lisa Carnahan, Lily Chen, James Foti, Barbara L. Goldstein, Michael Hogan, Jennifer Marshall, Karen Reczek, Nathalie Rioux, Mary Frances Theofanos, David A. Wollman
This document provides guidance to NIST staff regarding the use of inclusive language in documentary standards and documents which support the realization and dissemination of physical standards; Standards Developing Organizations' (SDOs) policies and


July 14, 2015
Deogratias Kibira, Yung-Tsun T. Lee, Jennifer L. Marshall, Allison Barnard Feeney, Larry Avery, Allie Jacobs
To address the inadequacy of existing standards regarding interior layout design, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate, the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the National Institute for

Ambulance Design Survey 2011: A Summary Report

January 15, 2014
Yung-Tsun T. Lee, Deogratias Kibira, Allison Barnard Feeney, Jennifer L. Marshall
Current ambulance designs are ergonomically inefficient and often times unsafe for practical treatment response to medical emergencies. Thus, the patient compartment of a moving ambulance is a hazardous working environment. As a consequence, emergency

Modeling and Simulation for Improving Ambulance Patient Compartment Design Standards

April 12, 2013
Deogratias Kibira, Yung-Tsun T. Lee, Allison Barnard Feeney, Jennifer L. Marshall, Larry Avery, Jennifer Moore, Carlotta Boone
Emergency medical service providers riding in ambulance patient compartments, while caring for patients, are at high risk of suffering injuries in case of a crash or sudden maneuver. Seat belts are one way to reduce the occurrence and severity of injuries

Survey Report for Ambulance Patient Compartment Design

January 22, 2013
Allison Barnard Feeney, Deogratias Kibira, Yung-Tsun T. Lee, Jennifer L. Marshall
NIST conducted a survey (Office of Management and Budget, Control No. 1090-0007) of the emergency medical services (EMS) professionals in December 2011. The objective of the survey is to aid in the development of design standards for the patient

Workshop Report for Ambulance Patient Compartment Design

November 26, 2012
Allison Barnard Feeney, Deogratias Kibira, Yung-Tsun T. Lee, Jennifer L. Marshall
Recently, the U.S Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate’s Human Factors/Behavioral Sciences Division and First Responder Resources Group sponsored formation of the Ambulance Patient Compartment Design Project. Project

A Study on Safety: Highlights from Workshop on Ambulance Patient Compartments

October 31, 2012
Jennifer L. Marshall, Yung-Tsun T. Lee
In 2010, there were more than 250 U.S. ambulance crashes that were reported in the news media [Ballam 2011]. During such accidents, emergency medical technicians (EMTs) who ride in the ambulance patient compartment while caring for patients are at high