Washington, DC – OSHA announced it will hold a public hearing regarding its plan to update personal protective equipment (“PPE”) design standards. The announcement was made in the Federal Register. Those who wish to present testimony must notify OSHA in writing of their intention to do so. Parties requesting more than 10 minutes for presentations must submit the full text of their testimony and all documentary evidence. Submissions of notices of intention to appear may be made electronically at http://www.regulations.gov, the federal eRulemaking Portal. Hard copy (non-electronic) submissions must be sent in triplicate to the OSHA Docket Office, Room N-2625, U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Ave. N.W., Washington, DC, 20210; telephone (202) 693-2350. If the written submission is ten pages or fewer, parties may FAX to (202) 693-1648. For more information, visit www.osha.gov.