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PPE Gear

There are many different types of PPE gear for different uses to protect your employees.

Here is a small list of the various types of personal protective equipment or PPE gear, which you could require for your industrial and construction work:

( ALL THESE ITEMS ARE SOLD AT KTF AFRICA refer to our product pages for a great selection of brands!)

Types of PPE Gear you can use

Eyes

Hazards
Chemical or metal splash, dust, projectiles, gas and vapour, radiation

Options
Safety spectacles, goggles, face screens, faceshields, visors

Note
Make sure the eye protection chosen has the right combination of impact/dust/splash/molten metal eye protection for the task and fits the user properly

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Head and neck PPE Gear

Hazards
Impact from falling or flying objects, risk of head bumping, hair getting tangled in machinery, chemical drips or splash, climate or temperature

Options
Industrial safety helmets, bump caps, hairnets and firefighters’ helmets

Note

  • Don’t forget neck protection, eg scarves for use during welding

 

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Ears

Hazards
Noise – a combination of sound level and duration of exposure, very high-level sounds are a hazard even with short duration

Options
Earplugs, earmuffs, semi-insert/canal caps

Note

  • Provide the right hearing protectors for the type of work, and make sure workers know how to fit them

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Hands and arms

Hazards
Abrasion, temperature extremes, cuts and punctures, impact, chemicals, electric shock, radiation, vibration, biological agents and prolonged immersion in water

Options
Gloves, gloves with a cuff, gauntlets and sleeving that covers part or all of the arm

Feet and legs

Hazards
Wet, hot and cold conditions, electrostatic build-up, slipping, cuts and punctures, falling objects, heavy loads, metal and chemical splash, vehicles

Lungs

Hazards

  • Oxygen-deficient atmospheres, dusts, gases and vapours

Options – respiratory protective equipment (RPE)

  • Some respirators rely on filtering contaminants from workplace air. These include simple filtering facepieces and respirators and power-assisted respirators

 

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