Safety articles on Personal Protection

Construction Worker Standing at a Construction Site Wearing a Safety Vest and Holding a Hard Hat
Personal Protection

Job-Site Safety Vest Guidance and Visibility Requirements

There are different types and classes of safety vests and every worker should have a well-fitting safety vest that meets the requirements for the job site.

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Industrial Worker Using Eye Wash Station
Personal Protection

Preventing Eye Injuries is a Great Safety Meeting Topic

Learn more about the most important points to discuss during your next safety meeting or toolbox talk on eye safety and preventing eye injuries on the job.

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A worker wearing personal protective equipment that covers most of their body.
Personal Protection

Whole-Body Personal Protective Equipment Requirements

Employees should be trained to know when whole-body personal protective equipment is required to protect workers from on-the-job hazards.

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Construction Welder Wearing Face Shield
Personal Protection

Face Shields: When Workers Need More Protection

Workers should always wear protection for their eyes and when needed wearing a face shield may be crucial to avoid a potentially permanent injury.

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Worker putting on yellow and black work gloves.
Personal Protection

Prevent Hand Injuries at Work By Wearing the Right Gloves

If hands are one of our most important assets, then why do more than a million workers end up in the emergency room with hand injuries every year?

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Working Wearing Hardhat, Safety Vest and Face Mask
Personal Protection

When Face Masks are Required or Advisable While at Work

Learn more about the precautions to consider when employees may be required or advised to wear face masks while at work to prevent the spread of illness.

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A worker wearing a respirator and safety goggles.
Personal Protection

When Respiratory Protection is Required for Maximum Safety

Where toxic substances are present in the workplace and engineering controls are inadequate to reduce or eliminate them, respirators are necessary.

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