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The Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) info sheets are designed to inform employers, supervisors, and workers about PPE in general and the PPE required by regulation for specific industries and hazards. They also describe when and how different types of PPE must be worn. The info sheets are ideal for worker orientation and crew talks and for posting on bulletin boards and at the job site.

by Equipment | by Industry | by Topic | by Type

Eye and Face Protection | Hand Protection | Hearing Protection | Immersion Suits | Leg Protection | Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs) | Respiratory Protection

Personal Protective Equipment Information Sheets by Type - Eye and Face Protection

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Safety eyewear for workers who wear glasses or contact lenses
Abstract: This info sheet describes eye protection options for people who wear eye glasses or contact lenses.
PPE Information Sheet #: PPE 13-001


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Personal Protective Equipment Information Sheets by Type - Hand Protection

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Glove removal procedure
Abstract: Describes how to take gloves off safely.
PPE Information Sheet #: PPE 09-015


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Procédure pour retirer les gants
Abstract: Describes how to take gloves off safely. (French version)
Year: 2015
Alert #: PPE 09-015 (French version)


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Musculoskeletal injuries (MSIs)
Abstract: Describes how PPE can help prevent MSIs.
PPE Information Sheet #: PPE 09-001


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Personal Protective Equipment Information Sheets by Type - Hearing Protection

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Inserting your foam earplugs
Abstract: Describes how to properly insert earplugs.
PPE Information Sheet #: PPE 09-031


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Manufacturing hearing protection
Abstract: Lists typical noise exposure levels for a variety of activities and occupations in manufacturing.
PPE Information Sheet #: PPE 09-035


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Commercial fishing - hearing protection
Abstract: Lists some typical fishing vessel noise levels.
PPE Information Sheet #: PPE 09-021


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Personal Protective Equipment Information Sheets by Type - High Visibility Clothing

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Forestry
Abstract: Describes the types of PPE that can protect you from the hazards in the forestry industry.
PPE Information Sheet #: PPE 09-027


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Personal Protective Equipment Information Sheets by Type - Immersion Suits

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Immersion suits
Abstract: Describes the vessel master's and the wearer's responsibilities for immersion suits.
PPE Information Sheet #: PPE 09-024


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Putting on your immersion suit
Abstract: Provides basic instructions for putting on your face seal immersion suit.
PPE Information Sheet #: PPe 09-025


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Caring for your immersion suit
Abstract: Describes how to take care of your immersion suit.
PPE Information Sheet #: PPE 09-026


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Personal Protective Equipment Information Sheets by Type - Leg Protection

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Chainsaws
Abstract: Describes the PPE you must wear when using a chainsaw.
PPE Information Sheet #: PPE 09-029


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Chainsaws - leg protection
Abstract: Describes the types of leg protection you must wear to meet WCB Standard: PPE 1 -1997 Leg Protective Devices when using a chainsaw.
PPE Information Sheet #: PPE 09-030


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Personal Protective Equipment Information Sheets by Type - Personal Flotation Devices (PFDs)

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Personal flotation devices (PFDs) and lifejackets
Abstract: Describes the requirements for PFDs and lifejackets when working on the deck of a fishing vessel or in a seine skiff.
PPE Information Sheet #: PPE 09-023


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Personal flotation devices (PFDs) and lifejackets - selection
Abstract: Describes some important requirements when choosing a PFD or lifejacket.
PPE Information Sheet #: PPE 09-018


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Personal flotation devices (PFDs) and lifejackets - care and maintenance
Abstract: Describes what you must do to maintain your flotation device.
PPE Information Sheet #: PPE 09-022


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Personal Protective Equipment Information Sheets by Type - Respiratory Protection

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Respirator responsibilities - employers
Abstract: Describes employer's responsibilities for respirators.
PPE Information Sheet #: PPE 09-004


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Respirator responsibilities - supervisors
Abstract: Describes supervisor's responsibilities for respirators.
PPE Information Sheet #: PPE 09-005


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Respirator responsibilities - workers
Abstract: Describes worker's responsibilities for respirators.
PPE Information Sheet #: PPE 09-009


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Putting on and removing your disposable respirator
Abstract: Provides basic instructions for putting on, seal checking, fit testing and removing your respirator
PPE Information Sheet #: PPE 09-032


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Using your disposable respirator
Abstract: Provides basic instructions for putting on and seal checking your respirator.
PPE Information Sheet #: PPE 09-010


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Caring for your disposable respirator
Abstract: Describes some basic instructions on how to care for a disposable respirator.
PPE Information Sheet #: PPE 09-003


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Surgical masks are not respirators
Abstract: Describes the differences between the protection provided by surgical masks and respirators.
PPE Information Sheet #: PPE 09-006


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Facial hair and respirators
Abstract: Explains why you need to be clean shaven to make sure your respirator can protect you from breathing in contaminants.
PPE Information Sheet #: PPE 09-002


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Putting on your half facepiece elastomeric respirator
Abstract: Describes basic instructions for putting on a respirator.
PPE Information Sheet #: PPE 09-014


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Seal checking your elastomeric respirator
Abstract: Provides instructions on how to check the seal for half and full facepiece elastomeric respirators.
PPE Information Sheet #: PPE 09-012


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Fit testing your respirator
Abstract: Describes when and how to do a fit test.
PPE Information Sheet #: PPE 09-013


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Cleaning your elastomeric respirator
Abstract: Provides cleaning instructions for half facepiece respirators.
PPE Information Sheet #: PPE 09-011


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Caring for your elastomeric respirator
Abstract: Describes how to inspect your respirator when cleaning it.
PPE Information Sheet #: PPE 09-008


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Storing your respirator
Abstract: Describes how to store your respirator properly.
PPE Information Sheet #: PPE 09-007


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