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Managing Health & Safety Risks (No. 12): Personal Protection Equipment (PPE)

PPE is defined as 'all equipment (including clothing affording protection against the weather) which is intended to be worn or held by a person at work and which protects him against one or more risks to his health or safety'. This article provides an overview of employer obligations, the various types of PPE and the implications for ongoing PPE training and maintenance.

Author(s): The Institution of Structural Engineers' Health and Safety Panel