Construction workers should wear work shoes or boots with slip-resistant and puncture-resistant soles. Safety-toed footwear is worn to prevent crushed toes when working around heavy equipment or falling objects.
Required personnel protection equipment (PPE) must be worn at all times when on construction or renovation sites at Princeton University. At a minimum, each employee is required to wear a hard hat and safety glasses.
In the construction industry, personal protective equipment (PPE) is considered the last line of defense when it comes to protecting workers from injuries on the jobsite.
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PPE protects workers from workplace hazards. Read these PPE basics to help you anticipate what kinds of PPE may be needed for construction employees.
Personal Protection Equipment You take the health and safety of your employees seriously. The right personal protective equipment (PPE) can help guard against excessive noise, flying debris, sharp objects, chemical spills and other workplace safety hazards.
In 2015, women accounted for only 2.2% of production occupations in construction, which is one-sixth the level of “all other industries.” One of the challenges facing women in the construction industry is finding personal protective equipment (PPE) that fits properly.
There are so many potential hazards at a construction site, and personal protective equipment (PPE) is one of the workers’ primary lines of defense.
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Personal protective equipment, commonly referred to as "PPE", is equipment worn to minimize exposure to hazards that cause serious workplace injuries and illnesses. These injuries and illnesses may result from contact with chemical, radiological, physical, electrical, mechanical, or other workplace hazards.
Construction Safety Consensus Guidelines The INGAA Foundation, Inc. Basic Personal Protective Equipment Document: CS-G-1 Revision: 1 Revision Date: April 2012