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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.