Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Updated August 06, 2010

Personal protective equipment (PPE) such as gloves, lab coat, and safety glasses, is often needed to assure an employee is adequately protected from hazards associated with the work they are doing.  There are  detailed OSHA regulations re: PPE.  This section provides information to address these requirements, and delineates the process for determining and selecting suitable PPE for a work area or task.