Personal Protection Equipment

Personal protection equipment (PPE) refers to protective clothing, accessories or equipment designed to protect workers from hazards or injury.

The purpose of personal protective equipment is to reduce employee exposure to hazards when engineering and administrative controls are not feasible or effective to reduce these risks to acceptable levels. PPE includes gloves, skin protection, protective clothing, respirators, hearing protection, eye protection, booth filters, and floor paper. Depending on the type of manufacturing processes being employed, different PPE may be recommended or required by regulation. The SDS accompanying specific materials will indicate the recommended PPE for safe handling of that product or chemical.

earplugs (personal protection equipment)
composites used in protective gloves

Suppliers

  • EI Dupont De Nemours and Company Inc.
  • Liberty Glove & Safety

Featured Suppliers

3M

Offers a full line of quality coated abrasives, a wide range of adhesive sealants, adhesives, personal protective equipment and tapes.

DuPont Protective Clothing

Protective Apparel for Industrial Workers. Tyvek® protective apparel is engineered for protection, durability and comfort.

Lakeland Industries, Inc.

Manufactures and sells a comprehensive line of safety garments and accessories for the industrial protective clothing market.

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