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Personal Protective Equipment

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Transcript of Personal Protective Equipment

Personal Protective Equipment
CFR 1910.132-139
Eye & Face Protection
Common Causes of Eye Injury:
Gases, vapors, and liquids
Dusts, powders, fumes, mists
Flying objects or particles
Electrical hazards
Glare
Splashing Metal
Thermal & radiation hazards
Engineering Controls
Plant equipment and machinery is a major source of eye injuries.
Guards
Screens
Shields
Eye & Face Protection
Face shields provide full FACE protection.
Always wear eye protection UNDER a face shield.
Taking on/off, adjusting, & wearing your PPE
Must be comfortable
Must be worn properly
Wear proper eye protection for the job
Understand its purpose and limitations
Proper fitting is important
Limitations of Eye & Face Protection
Presents a false sense of security.
User may be less alert to hazards.
Loses protective ability over time.
May restrict vision.
Eyewash Stations
Eyewash stations are required if certain eye hazards present.
Know the location and operation of eyewash stations.
Hand Protection
Types of Hand Protection
Gloves
Chemical resistant
Leather
Cotton
Cut-resistant
Sleeves
Cuts
Sparks
Limitations of Hand Protection
Use the proper glove for the job
Gloves break down over time inspect regularly
Proper fit is essential
Limits dexterity
Hand Protection is Needed to Protect Against
Mechanical injuries
Extreme heat or cold
Electric shock or burns
Skin irritation from chemicals or germs
Eye & Face
Protection
Hand
Protection
Foot
Protection
Foot Protection
When Foot Protection is Necessary
Protects the Foot Against:
Skin diseases
Cuts
Punctures
Burns
Sprains
Fractures
Compression
Protects the Foot Against:
Electricity
Slipping
Chemicals
Extreme heat
Extreme cold
Wetness
Taking on/off, Adjusting & Wearing your PPE
Must

be comfortable
Must
be worn properly
Understand
the shoe’s purpose & limits
Shoes
must not
be altered
To guard against this use:
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