Personal Protective Equipment

Personal Protective Equipment

Different types of respirators

Certain jobs require the use of a respirator. They are most often used when toxic substances or harmful particles are present in the air. There are several respirators available and each one is designed to do a different task.

Author FlaaimDate:2019-05-16

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The Importance of Using Safety Vests

The importance of wearing a safety vest in hazardous working conditions is widely known by most people. Why are highly reflective garments an essential part of job safety?

Author FlaaimDate:2019-05-05

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Seven rules to control your company's PPE

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is expensive.

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2019-04-19

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How to make sure your employees wear their PPE

It's impossible to remove all the health hazards in your workplace, but you can minimise them. Provide personal protective equipment (PPE) to reduce the health risk to your employees. The Department of Labour (DoL) can shut your business down if you don't have the correct PPE in place.

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2019-04-08

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Choose the Right Safety Gloves for the Job

Wearing safety gear like gloves is essential to prevent hand injuries when at work. The gloves you buy for work need to be more than a pretty looking pair.

Author Guest PostDate:2019-04-07

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Essential PPE training to your employees

If you think giving your workers Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is where your responsibility ends, you're wrong. You MUST also train them on how to use it correctly.

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2019-03-25

Personal Protective Equipment

Six reasons you must do a trend-analysis on how you issue and re-issue PPE

If you supply Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), there's one thing you must do today: A trend-analysis. It's the only way to see who's abusing, damaging, losing or even selling your company's PPE.

Author FlaaimDate:2019-03-25

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Must your labour broker pay for adequate PPE?

So, you've contracted the services of a labour broker. He's given his employees PPE to wear, but you've done a risk assessment and don't think the PPE is adequate.

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2019-03-25

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If your construction employees only wear one piece of PPE, make sure it's THIS

A new study shows that the construction industry has the highest rate of fatal traumatic brain injuries. This is as a result of having objects falling on employees or them accidently bumping their heads.

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2019-03-25

Personal Protective Equipment

PPE: So much more than just protective clothing

Construction regulations require proper personal protective equipment or PPE. PPE isn't just about the clothing that your employees wear, but also about the safety tools available.

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2019-03-24

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Follow these five rules when using PPE to control risks in your workplace

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is one of the best ways to control risks and protect your employees from harm. PPE helps you to reduce your employees' chances of injuries and workplace incidents.

Author FlaaimDate:2019-03-24

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Did you know: PPE is your best friend in the fight against common workplace accidents?

Do you know what the most common workplace accidents are? Do you know that your employee is more like to have a something fall on him than he is to catch a deadly virus?

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2019-03-24

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Eight vital tips to get your employees to follow PPE laws

As an employer, you have responsibilities to keep your employees safe. This means you need to provide your employees with the right PPE.

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2019-03-24

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PPE: Seven simple tips to help you manage these three little letters

Personal Protective Equipment (or PPE) is your employees' first line of defence. It's the gloves that prevent them losing a finger and the hard hats that keep their heads safe from falling objects.

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2019-03-24

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Can you charge your employee to replace the PPE he lost?

The experts behind the Health and Safety Advisor constantly get questions about PPE.

Recently, they received two questions from readers who wanted to know if you can make an employee pay to replace the PPE he lost.

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2019-03-22

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4 Steps to effectively monitor PPE usage in your workplace

It's your responsibility to minimise health-and-safety risks in the workplace as much as is reasonably possible. And one of the ways you can do that is to provide personal protective equipment (PPE) wherever necessary.

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2019-03-11

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It's your duty to make sure employees know their PPE responsibilities

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is your employee's last line of defence against injury, illness or death. And the buck stops with you when it comes to your employee's health and safety. Here are eight duties that your employees need to know so they can comply and avoid the wrath of the DoL.

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2019-02-15

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Four easy steps to effectively manage your PPE

When last did you check how much you've spent on replacing or repairing PPE? Save your business this cost by managing your PPE effectively.

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2019-02-14

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Five ways to make your employees use the PPE

The DoL can fine you, or even stop your business if your employees don't use their PPE. Read on for our tips to make your employees use their PPE and avoid this fine.

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2019-02-14

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How to prevent the spread of germs and bacteria

When you think of PPE, what do you see? Maybe you see a hard hat. It's a perfect example of protective gear that'll save your employees from nasty accidents

Author Alexandr GrigorevDate:2019-02-07

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How to ensure that PPE will protect you

If you look at the hazard control hierarchy, wearing personal protective equipment holds as the last hazard control. It is the last protection for a worker against particular hazard.

Author FlaaimDate:2018-12-02

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PPE For Working With Acid

Acids are the most known corrosive elements, they can cause damages to your skin, your clothes and your eyes in case they splash on them.

Author FlaaimDate:2018-11-30

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Top list of personal protective equipment in household services

Personal protection comes first for all household services that may need direct or indirect attention of human being.

Author FlaaimDate:2018-11-22

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Personal Protective Equipment in Hospitality

Giving staff the right equipment and supplies is crucial for ensuring the safety and wellbeing of employees.

Author FlaaimDate:2018-11-15

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How to Effectively Oversee Your PPE in the Workplace

It's your legal obligation to uphold the health and safety of all staff in your workplace. And one of the ways to do this is to issue Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to them.

Author FlaaimDate:2018-11-09

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Develop a Habit of Hand Safety

Machine guarding and safety gloves are common ways to approach hand safety hazards. One obstacle that facilities face is how to find ways to make employees understand what types of safety gloves are required when, and how to recognize at-risk hazards.

Author FlaaimDate:2018-10-29

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Highway Workers Safety Gear

If your job is as a highway worker then you are particularly vulnerable when it comes to safety at work

Author FlaaimDate:2018-10-28

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How to protect your eyes from grinders

It may seem obvious - wearing eye protection when grinding, but it is not something everyone does.

Author FlaaimDate:2018-09-07

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Personal protective equipment in healthcare

Universal precautions require all the healthcare staff including the support personnel performing house-keeping duties to wear certain protective gear if their duties involve coming in contact with a patient or any blood or body fluid, due to the possibility of contracting and spreading infections.

Author Dennis25Date:2018-08-19

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Four instances when you must issue your employees with PPE

Employers give every reason in the book as to why they don't issue staff with PPE.

Author Syombua001Date:2018-08-03

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Workplace Requirements In Relation To PPE

Personal protective equipment (PPE) refers to safety work wear, which its purpose is to protect the wearer from accidents and injuries. The purpose of such protective equipment is not just for the workplace, but also for activities related to sports and those that can cause harm to the body.

Author Wasafi100Date:2018-07-21

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Personal protective equipment in beauty salon

Personal protective equipment also known as PPE is very important for individuals working in a beauty salon for their safety and health as there are many hazardous substances that are used in the saloon which can cause serious health issues.

Author mehreenDate:2018-07-21

Personal Protective Equipment

When to use different types of personal protective equipments

The health of a human being is very important than any other thing. For this reason he/ she has to protect it in every possible way. How can this be done? Well , it is simply by the use of personal protective equipments. Personal protective equipments protect us from exposure to diseases, accidents

Author Semmy ReenDate:2018-07-21

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