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.
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Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar Saturday appealed to citizens especially youth to make sure wearing safety helmet while riding on motorbikes.
KARACHI -- Mayor Karachi Wasim Akhtar Thursday appealed to citizens especially youth to make sure wearing safety helmet while riding on motorbikes.
POPE Francis donned a white firefighter's safety helmet during his visit to a cathedral damaged by earthquakes.
The LHC on December 27 had ruled that petrol stations would not sell fuel to any motorcyclist without a safety helmet. According to details, the LHC heard the case pertaining to the use of helmets where Justice Ali Akbar Qureshi had ordered the authorities concerned to seal petrol pumps who fail to comply with the order.
ISLAMABAD -- The Islamabad district administration has directed the petrol pumps that fuel should not be sold to any motorcyclist who would be travelling without a safety helmet. According to a notification issued by the District Magistrate on Tuesday 'It has been observed that motorcyclists are not taking safety measures and are not wearing safety helmets while riding their bikes causing an increase in death ratio of bike-riders in road accidents.' It said that during the current year, a total of 68 fatal accidents of bikers took place in the federal capital out of which 50 were not wearing helmets while riding when they met the road accident.
When asked about the quality of safety helmet, the CTO said it was the responsibility of the district coordination officer (DCO) to approve quality of crash helmets and check the safety standard, while the city traffic police job is to regulate traffic and enforce traffic laws.
A customer of German chemical company BASF has created a see-through safety helmet that improves visibility and provides long-lasting protection against the heat of the sun.
'Safety helmet saved my life' A SEVENTEEN shilling safety helmet saved the life of 59-year-old Stephen Maywood of 13 Holt Drive, Loughborough.
Sime Darby Plantation Berhad has introduced a new generation of safety helmet for oil palm plantation workers, designed specifically to cater to the Asian build and tropical climate.
The new law will also require bicycle riders to be sober and to wear a safety helmet.
As part of JSP's commitment to improving occupational safety and health worldwide through innovation and intuitive products, the company has just launched the Global Standard EVO5 Olympus safety helmet -- the latest addition to JSP's market-leading Evolution (EVO) industrial head protection range.
Only the Brits could turn a safety helmet into a class system.