Person Protective Equipment & Requirements
By Christina Keyes, Keyes To Safety LLC
OSHA requires the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) to reduce employee exposure to hazards when engineering and administrative controls cannot provide protection by reducing exposure(s) to permissible limits. Employers must determine if PPE should be used to protect their workers by completing a Job Hazard Analysis. PPE programs must be implemented addressing standard PPE requirements along with special situation requirements.
PPE that may be required:
To maintain quality of PPE: