According to the CDC, it is estimated that 20 million workers use PPE on a regular basis to protect them from job hazards.
PPE protects workers from death, disabling injuries and illness; as well as from threats of exposures to certain biological particles, chemical agents, and splashes.
Occupational skin diseases (OSD) are the second most common type of occupational disease. Protective apparel is designed to prevent occupational skin diseases and exposure to harmful substances.
This webinar will discuss current trends in protective apparel, main considerations when selecting the appropriate protective clothing, as well as standards used by key apparel manufacturers. The webinar will also address why some employees do not wear protective apparel in designated areas or to perform specific job responsibilities and will offer solutions on how increase compliance to protective apparel usage procedures.