Personal Protective Equipment, also known as PPE, is designed to protect the wearer against health and safety risks in the workplace. It is up to each individual company to ensure the appropriate regulations are followed and carried out, not just to comply with the laws (which is the minimum requirement) but also so that the businesses most important assets are protected – the workforce!
Selecting the correct PPE is just the start of the journey. Together with 3M, we have put together the following top tips for PPE compliance in the workplace. Every business should review these simple checks to ensure that the PPE being provided to employees is being utilised correctly. These are the factors that will help to prevent injuries and serious accidents at work.