You, Me and PPE – Part 2

Thursday, December 3rd, 2015

In my “Health & Safety” column in the September issue of BodyShop Business, I talked about the hazards that exist in a body shop and how personal protective equipment (PPE) can reduce those risks. Most of the responsibility falls on the employer when it comes to PPE: determining the risks, conducting hazard assessments, choosing the correct PPE, training, enforcing the use of PPE and periodic assessments.

As an employee, you also share in that PPE responsibility. This includes maintaining your PPE and – most important – wearing it!

In a collision repair facility, there are some specific PPE necessities, and we’ll break those down from head to toe.


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