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Topic: personal protective equipment Why is personal protective equipment required in the industry Personal Protective Equipment is the equipment that ensures the basic health protection and safety of users especially employees. These equipments include; helmets, clothing, goggles or other garments or equipment designed to protect the person body from injury or infection What is personal protective equipment Personal protective equipment is any device designed to be worn by a person when he/she might be exposed to one or more health and safety hazards. They includes all clothing and other accessories manufactured to create a barrier against workplace hazards, and using PPE requires hazard awareness and training on the part of the user Why is it mandatory It is mandatory to reduce the possibility of injury caused by failure of the work being done. Each day, employees in many companies are exposed to dangers that can result to serious injuries that are costly such as burns, fractured bones, deep cuts, permanent deformation or even loss of life. When was it required in the workforce Personal protective equipment was required when there was danger in the industry to protect employees from those risks for example: from breathing in contaminated air, from falling materials, from extremes of heat or cold, from contact with corrosive materials
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