Our hands are one of the most widely used tools in the workplace. Protecting them with the right personal protective equipment only makes sense. Easy task, right? Not always. It depends on the type of work you do.
Natural disasters – tornadoes, hurricanes, wildfires – can create physical hazards during and after the event. Those doing clean up at your place of business should be aware of the dangers these events leave behind and take proper safety precautions.
According to OSHA, eye and face protection must comply with the American National Standards Institute ANSI Z87.1-1989 standard if purchased after July 5, 1994 or ANSI Z87.1-1968 if purchased before July 5, 1994.
Using PPE in the manufacturing workplace is a critical part of an overall safety program.
What is personal protective equipment (PPE)?
Personal protective equipment (PPE) protects workers from workplace injuries resulting from chemical, radiological, physical, electrical, mechanical, or other workplace hazards.