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PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT - Personal protective equipment (PPE) are equipments that will protect the users against health, safety and environmental risks.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT PPE FOR VITAL BODY PARTS:
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT BREATHING / RESPIRATORY EQUIPMENT TYPES:
RESPIRATOR (FILTERING DEVICE) Use: when there's need to filter, to remove contaminants present in the workplace air. Like: Dust, hash solid particles
NOTE: They should never be used for protection in situations with reduced oxygen levels or Atmosphere with poisonous Gas.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT RESPIRATOR (AIR FILTERING DEVICE) NOTE: They should never be used for protection in situations with reduced oxygen levels Breathing apparatus (BA)
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT RESPIRATOR (OXIGEN DEVICE) Use: when there's not enough Oxygen in the atmosphere. Like: in a confine space where there are dangerous vapors / fumes.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT RESPIRATOR (OXIGEN DEVICE)
EYE / EYE AND FACE PPE’S
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT EYE PPE Type: Safety spectacle goggles - Safety spectacle is used to protect against flying objects - Goggles are further used to protect against dangerous lights.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT EYE / FACE PPE Type: Face Shield - Use in protecting the eye and face against flying objects - Further use in protecting chemical splashes raditions.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT HEAD PPE Type: Helmet ( HARD HAT) A hard hat is a type of helmet predominantly used in workplace environments, such as construction sites, to protect the head from injury by falling objects, impact with other objects, debris, bad weather and electric shock.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT HEAD PPE Type: Helmet ( HARD HAT) SPECIAL FEATURE Inside the helmet is a suspension that spreads the helmet's weight over the top of the head.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT HEAD PPE Type: Helmet ( BUMP CAP) A bump cap is a lightweight kind of hard hat with simplified suspension or padding. It is used where there is a possibility of scraping or bumping one's head on equipment or structure projections, but is not strong enough to absorb large impacts, such as from a tool dropped several stories. .
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT HEAD PPE Note Generally: Helmet - Helmet protects against hair entanglement. - Risk of head bumping.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT BODY PPE Type: Disposable Body Cover Work wear. usage Use on a special occasions, in the lab, production Factors and special work sites -Protects against: chemical splashes - mod
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT BODY PPE Type: Coverall or over all. usage - Basically use to protect against dirt - use as a uniform and identification - as reflective signaling garment - to proof substances - As fire protection
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT TYPES COVER ALL Fire proof cover all General Cover all with reflection
HAND / HAND ARM
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT HANDS AND ARMS Type: armlet, glove, gauntlets, Mitts, Use to protect against - abrasion - temperature extremes - cuts and punctures -Impacts, chemicals - skin infection disease or contamination
FOOT AND LEG
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FOOT AND LEG Type: GAITER, LEGGINGS, SPATS Use to protect against - Wet electrostatic build-up - slipping - cuts and punctures -Falling objects - metal and chemical splash , abrasion
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT NOTE!
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FOR SAFETY OFFICERS: The personal protective equipment (PPE) should be: - Properly assessed before use to make sure it is fit for purpose. - It should be maintained and stored properly - Provided with instructions on how to use it safely and how to use it correctly.
PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT FOR SAFETY OFFICERS: Mandatorily even management should know - when PPE is necessary - Why they must wear PPE’S - Proper care, maintenance, useful life and disposal.