Safety is one of the basic necessities of an individual. In every workplace there are some kinds of hazards like,
- Falling objects
- Flying sparks
In some of the workplace there are some potentially dangerous situations which can capture an individual in an unfortunate way. There are numerous policies and right of an employee that states that the organization and companies should protect the employees from any kind of workplace hazard that may cause injury to the employees.
The companies and organization has to provide the security to their employees therefore it is better for an organization to control the hazards in the organization. Different workplaces have different types of hazards. There is an occupational safety and health administration (OSHA) which is responsible for the safety and security of the employees in any organization.
Occupational safety and health administration (OSHA)
Occupational safety and health administration has set the rule that every organization has to provide protection to the employees whether by controlling the hazards or by providing different forms of protection to the employees, like if an company or organization chemical company, then they should provide less concentrated chemicals to the employees and if there is engineering company, then they should provide personal protective equipment.
Many engineering companies provide personal protective equipment (PPE) to their workers and they ensure that their employee use the PPE. Many employees wear personal protective equipment to ensure that they are saved from the unfortunate situation that may occur in the workplace.
Different types of personal protective equipment
There are different types of personal protective equipment items like,
Foot protection is used by the employees to protect the foot from various chemicals
Eye protection is used by the employees to protect the eyes from the flying sparks
Hearing device is used by the employees to avoid the excess noise pollution.
Hard hats are used by the worker to reduce the chance of head injury
Gloves are used by the workers to protect the hand from the various kinds of chemicals
Full body suit
Full body suit are used by the employees to avoid the any kind of chemical and flying sparks
Information related to personal protective
The occupational safety and health administration provide the information related to personal protective equipment like,
- The types of personal protective equipment
- The possible ways to avoid the hazards of workplace
Usage and needs of the Personal protective equipment.