A correct fitting facepiece should be worn when operating equipment where the user is subjected to increased levels of dust.
Full face shields offer a wide area of protection against high speed flying particles or chemical splashes and because of the all round ventilation, remain mist free even in wide temperature swings.
It is recommended that foot protection is worn whilst using specific equipment. Safety footwear should comply with EN20345:2011 as a minimum.
Hearing protection is vital to guard against excessive noise. If the noise level is 85dB or higher, then hearing protection is usually mandatory in the workplace.
Protective gloves should be used during manual handling to of abrasive or sharp objects, when working with vibrating equipment, during construction work or when working with chemicals and hazardous substances.
Eye protection conforming to EN 166 protects the wearer against particles or liquids entering the eye when operating certain types of equipment.
It is recommended that head protection is worn when using particular types of equipment. Hard hats conforming to EN 397 are designed to protect the wearer against falling objects and other impacts.
All fall arrest and fall restraint systems are required to be used in conjunction with PPE that typically comprise a full body harness and lanyard as a minimum.