Personal Protective Equipment

“Specialist equipment worn or held by a person to reduce or minimize the exposure or contact with injurious workplace hazards. The equipment is used as a barrier to reduce the risk of injury. PPE includes equipment such as safety footwear, hard hats, ear protection, high-visibility waistcoats, goggles, life jackets, respirators, and safety harnesses.”

Reference: Schaschke, Carl. Dictionary of Chemical Engineering.Pag 278

Management/Operational Integrity/Safe Work Practices