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File #: 211615    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/8/2022 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 6/21/2022
Effective date:    
Title: Substitute resolution authorizing the Milwaukee Fire Department to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the International Public Safety Data Institute (IPSDI) for their involvement in a study by NIOSH seeking to obtain data that will provide information regarding firefighters and emergency medical services (EMS) workers’ occupational hazard exposures.
Sponsors: THE CHAIR
Indexes: AGREEMENTS, FIRE DEPARTMENT, MEDICAL CARE
Attachments: 1. NPPTL - DFSE - IPSDI - Milwaukee FD FINAL-2022-6-1.pdf
Number
211615

Version
Substitute 1

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Title
Substitute resolution authorizing the Milwaukee Fire Department to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the International Public Safety Data Institute (IPSDI) for their involvement in a study by NIOSH seeking to obtain data that will provide information regarding firefighters and emergency medical services (EMS) workers’ occupational hazard exposures.

Analysis
This resolution authorizes the Milwaukee Fire Department to enter into a Memorandum of Understanding with The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the International Public Safety Data Institute (IPSDI) for their involvement in a study by NIOSH seeking to obtain data that will provide information regarding firefighters and emergency medical services (EMS) workers’ occupational hazard exposures to expire October 1, 2023 and may be extended upon mutual written agreement.

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Whereas, The Memorandum of Understanding between the Milwaukee Fire Department, The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the International Public Safety Data Institute (IPSDI) is part of an effort to leverage private sector advancements in surveillance and analysis tools for the fire service; and

Whereas, The parties agree that these data collection efforts will assist researchers for its COVID-19 response efforts and, more long-term, its post-market conformity assessment activities for multi-use Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as turnout gear; and

Whereas, The parties agree that these data collection effo...

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