Personal protective equipment, otherwise known as “PPE” Is equipment worn to minimize exposure to serious workplace injuries and illnesses.
Injuries and illnesses may result from contact with the following hazards:
•Chemical & Radiological
•Electrical & Mechanical
•Physical & Other Workplace Hazards
Personal protective equipment may include items such as:
•Gloves, Safety Glasses & Shoes,
•Earplugs & Muffs, Hard Hats,
•Respirators, & Coveralls,
•Vests & Full Body Suits.
All PPE’s should be cleanly maintained and it should fit well and be comfortable to wear.