Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

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Personal protective equipment is clothing (for example, gloves, rubber boots) or devices (for example, respirators, safety goggles) worn by workers to protect against hazardous environments.

Respiratory Protection Compliance Assistance

  • Respiratory Protection Regulations
  • Compliance Assistance
  • Recommended Reading
    • Small Entity Compliance Guide, PDF - by the U.S. Dept. of Labor to assist in managing a respiratory protection program.
    • Respiratory Protection in the Workplace, A Practical Guide for Small-Business Employers, PDF (2005) by the California Department of Industrial Relations.

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