You must provide PPE free of charge, and everyone must know how to put it on correctly so they can get started working safely right away. Training is also essential for workers who handle chemicals or other hazardous materials to keep themselves and anyone else who may be in the area safe.
In addition to providing Personal protective equipment, you need to make sure your employees know how to use it correctly. Have a discussion with everyone in the group about what kinds of hazards you may be dealing with and whether or not they’ll require personal protection equipment.
Make sure that if someone is going to wear any safety gear on the job, they know how to use it, and then test them on their knowledge.
You need to make sure everyone knows the different kinds of PPE available for purchase and what each type is used for. There are a few basic types: safety glasses or goggles, face shields, dust masks (or respirators), earplugs or muffs, hard hats, vests, and gloves.
Safety glasses are good for protecting your eyes from small bits of flying debris or anything else that may irritate them. At the same time, goggles can also protect against dust or chemicals when you’re working with these materials in a lab environment.
Face shields use protective glass to shield the face from impact injuries and any chemicals that may be present in the air. Dust masks are great for filtering out particulate matter, while respirators fit over your nose and mouth to filter fumes or gases from the air.