We at APE believe in quality and never-ending quest on being the best, that includes educating ourselves on PPE. We wanted to share some of the resources and knowledge with you.
These should help you better understand your personal protective equipment and gain some insight as to why choosing the best quality protective equipment makes a difference in your health and safety.
Most Popular Protective Equipment
We try to cover a range of topics from personal protective equipment to statistics to market trends. Below you will find a list of different categories of PPE.
Eye & Face Protection
Face and Eye Protection
PPE includes safety goggles and face shields and should be used for tasks that can cause eye damage or loss of vision, sprays of toxic liquids, splashes, and burns.
This includes full-face respirators, self-contained breathing apparatus, gas masks, N95 respirators, and surgical masks are used for a task that can cause inhalation of harmful materials to enter the body.
PPE includes hard hats and headgears and should be required for tasks that can cause any force or object falling to the head.
PPE includes safety vests and suits that can be used for tasks that can cause body injuries from extreme temperatures, flames and sparks, toxic chemicals, insect bites and radiation.
PPE includes safety gloves and should be used for tasks that can cause hand and skin burns, absorption of harmful substances, cuts, fractures or amputations.
PPE includes knee pads and safety boots and should be used for tasks that can cause serious foot and leg injuries from falling or rolling objects, hot substances, electrical hazards, and slippery surfaces.