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Personal protective equipment (PPE) is any gear or clothing, from hard hats to safety boots and everything in between, which protects the worker from workplace hazards and potential injury. Employers, supervisors, and workers all have their individual responsibilities when it comes to PPE.
Personal Protective Equipment Information Sheets - Responsibilities (HTML)
A series of information sheets have been developed to provide a simple, clear format to help explain how to select, use, and maintain personal protective equipment.
Toolbox Meeting Guide - Basic personal protective equipment and clothing (HTML)
Describes worker and employer responsibilities for basic personal protective equipment.
Tools of the trade (PDF 320 KB)
Article describing employer and worker responsibilities for PPE. WorkSafe Magazine, September/October 2007.
|2008 WorkSafeBC student video contest: Winner (Grades 8-10) - Sutherland Secondary School, North Vancouver (1 min 00 s)|
|2007 WorkSafeBC student video contest - NorKam Secondary School (1 min 02 s)|
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|Safety@Work Creative Awards 2009, Gold Award & Judges' Choice Award (1 min 07s)|
|Source: ShineAtWork's Channel, YouTube|