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WSCC’s Iqaluit and Yellowknife office are closed to in-person services. WSCC employees continue to work remotely. Call 1 (800) 661-0792 to be directed to a service provider. To report a serious workplace incident, visit WSCC Connect.

Personal Protective Equipment Basics

Publication Date
June 30th, 2021

This code of practice provides basic guidelines to ensure worker safety in the workplace through the use of personal protective equipment (PPE).

PPE is equipment worn by workers to minimize exposure to specific occupational hazards including physical, electrical, heat, chemical, biological and airborne hazards. PPE cannot eliminate a hazard, but can reduce the risk of injury.