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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) – Facts

What is Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)? PPE is equipment worn by a worker to minimize exposure to specific hazards. Examples of PPE include respirators, gloves, aprons, fall protection, and full body suits, as well as head, eye and foot protection. Using PPE is only one element in a complete hazard control program that would use …

Personal Protective Equipment and Winter Weather

    It’s important to choose protective clothing that is suitable for the temperature, the work you will be doing, and the physical exertion that is required by the task. COLD-WEATHER TIPS Warm clothing can help prevent a number of cold-weather hazards, such as frostbite and hypothermia. Cold temperatures can also reduce your mental alertness …