personal protective equipment

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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
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He said it is good for the safety of players to wear protective safety gear, allowed by the International Cricket Council and it does not mean that if any player enters the field equipped with safety gears he has fear factor of getting injured as injuries are though happen in the game and the best way to avoid them is to follow the laid down procedure of ICC regarding the use of safety gear.
All sacrificial animals coming to the designated markets will get anti-tick spray, while the livestock department workers spraying the animals will be provided with safety gear, a DHA official told The Express Tribune.
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Workers should always be outfitted with safety gear appropriate for the job they are doing.
He was wearing safety gear, boots and a hard hat but reportedly succumbed to severe internal injuries.
Meanwhile, it was learnt that the local Rescue 1122 centre lacked safety gadgets as [deceased] Muhammad Ashiq on the pressure exerted by the crowd gathered around the uncovered manhole, entered into the 25-foot deep manhole without safety gear. He was suffocated by the gas emitting out of it, fell unconscious and died before medical aid.
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Robert's court appearance came three days after he was arrested by the police for free-scaling, or climbing without safety gear, the ninth-tallest tower in the country without a permit.
Around 300 enthusiasts participated with safety gear and helmets, riding a wide range of bikes which included classics, vintage, retro, off-road, adventure, cruiser, sports/super, scooters and customized bikes.
If we only let riders wear uniforms and safety gear, then we will continue losing lives," she told journalists in Nairobi.
While he said the government will make child seats mandatory by 2020, he also said his ministry is in talks with the Finance Ministry for the safety gear to be exempt from the sales and service tax (SST) so parents will find it more affordable.