personal protective equipment


Also found in: Dictionary, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

personal protective equipment

Personal protective gear Infection control Specialized–ie, not 'standard issue' clothing or equipment worn by an employee for protection against a hazard, in particular blood-borne pathogens Appropriate PPE Gloves, gown, lab coats, face shields or masks, eye protection, mouthpieces, resuscitation bags, pocket masks, or other ventilation devices. See Double gloving, Gloves, Handwashing, Mask, Shield, Spacesuit.

per·son·al pro·tec·tive e·quip·ment

(PPE) (pĕr'sŏn-ăl prŏ-tek'tiv ĕ-kwip'mĕnt)
Specialized clothing or equipment (e.g., gloves, lab coats, eye protection, and breathing apparatus) used by workers (e.g., emergency medical services personnel) to protect themselves from direct exposure to blood or other potentially hazardous materials to avoid injury or disease.

personal protective equipment

Clothing, masks, gloves, or other gear that protects a person from exposure to noxious chemicals or transmissible diseases.
See: Personal Protective Equipment: Donning
References in periodicals archive ?
The global emphasis on worker safety standards and the growing attention being drawn to the huge savings potential represented by a safe work environment, has led to increased interest worldwide on the effective use of personal protective equipment, he added.
The guidance, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at Work Regulations 1992 (L25), which was first published in 1992, has now been updated to reflect changes to the Regulations, developments in PPE and to clarify guidance queries commonly received by HSE.
Personal protective equipment worn by dental personnel produced the least negative response (7.5%).
When leaving the pre-isolation room, the physician and the PIU were sprayed with a sodium hypochloride solution before the first layer of personal protective equipment was removed.
* Is proper personal protective equipment (gloves, masks, eyewear, and apparel) provided to at-risk employees in the appropriate sizes and materials?
The plans must also include engineering and work practice controls, personal protective equipment use, proper housekeeping procedures, and separate laundry facilities for contaminated clothing.
80146/9 supply of overalls and personal protective equipment for the needs of the representative office of ase ic jsc in the republic of belarus
[USPRwire, Fri Apr 19 2019] Global Military Personal Protective Equipment Market: Overview Military personal protective equipment has become a crucial and standard element of soldier equipment.
[ClickPress, Fri Apr 12 2019] A new report titled " Military Personal Protective Equipment Market Offering Trends, Share, Size, Growth Until the End of 2024 " has been included in the enormous research repository of Market Research Reports Search Engine (MRRSE) that compiles various facets of the Military Personal Protective Equipment Market at a global level portraying a holistic analysis of the marketplace along with intelligence on key participants.
As such, they find they're using different tools and equipment, different personal protective equipment and there's often pressure to get equipment back up and running fast.
All types of personal protective equipment, including safety footwear, gloves, eye protection, hearing protection, cold and wet weather clothing etc.
Clow provided the personal protective equipment and guidance needed to run a safe facility.

Full browser ?