“Personal Protective Equipment Is Self – Defense”
What is PPE?
PPE is equipment that will protect the user against health or safety risks at work. It can include items such as safety helmets, gloves, eye protection, high-visibility clothing, safety footwear and safety harnesses.
It also includes respiratory protective equipment.
Why PPE is mandatory??
PPE is equipment that will protect workers against health or safety risks on the job.
The purpose is to reduce employee exposure to hazards when engineering and administrative controls are not feasible or effective to reduce these risks to acceptable levels.