Q&A: PPE in Construction

A plethora of options are available when it comes to personal protective equipment (PPE). Here’s how America’s Safest Companies choose which PPE to purchase.

Hats, gloves, fall arrest systems, boots. The wide world of personal protective equipment (PPE) could be intimidating to safety managers when a tight budget and limited resources come into play.
When it comes to the construction industry, carefully selecting the right PPE in order to protect workers from the most common injuries plaguing workers, such as struck-by incidents and falls, and training them is crucial.

In a recent report, research firm Global Market Insights forecasts an uptick in the purchase of safety gloves and protective clothing as economic growth continues globally. View the article here: http://www.ehstoday.com/ppe/qa-ppe-construction

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