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Personal Protective Equipment

Personal protective equipment, commonly referred to as “PPE“, is equipment worn to minimize exposure to hazards that cause serious workplace injuries and illnesses. These injuries and illnesses may result from contact with chemical, radiological, physical, electrical, mechanical, or other workplace hazards.

Please visit the Safety Manual entry on PPE for more information where you will find PPE selection guides.


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