The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Personal Protective Equipment Standard (Subpart I) includes all clothing and other workplace accessories designed to be a barrier against the potential hazards that personnel can encounter at the workplace. The standard specifically lists personal protective equipment (PPE) for the eyes, face, head and extremities as well as protective clothing, respiratory devices, and protective shields and barriers, which include hearing protection.

The employer’s responsibilities for the standard can be broken into three main areas. To read what they are, click here: Help Them Help Themselves? | EC Mag

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