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Personal Protection

Hard Hats are Important PPE in the Construction Industry

Protecting workers from potential head injuries is a critical component of any workplace safety program, especially in the construction industry.

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Worker Wearing Hearing Protection
Personal Protection

OSHA Standards for Hearing Protection: Avoid Hearing Loss

Workers exposed to high levels of noise can suffer permanent hearing loss. Understand responsibilities and rights when it comes to hearing protection.

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Worker Wearing Various PPE
Personal Protection

Use Other Safety Controls First, PPE is the Last Defense

PPE is often used as the only protection for serious safety risks, but there are 4 other controls to be implemented first. PPE is the last line of defense.

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Construction Welder Wearing Face Shield
Personal Protection

Face Shields: When Workers Need More Than Safety Glasses

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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Safety glasses with a respirator and work gloves.
Personal Protection

Workplace PPE: Protect Your Eyes and Avoid Injuries on the Job

Eye injuries are one of the most common workplace incidents across all industries. Are you doing everything you can to protect your eyes on the job?

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Worker Using Portable Grinder, Wearing Face Shield, Sparks Flying
Personal Protection

PPE is Important: Hazards That May Cause Eye Injuries

Each day about 2000 U.S. workers have a job-related eye injury that requires medical treatment. That's why wearing required eye protection at work is critical.

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

PPE Body Protection Designed to Protect Workers on the Job

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

Visibility Requirements and Safety Tips for Safety Vests

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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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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