People and companies require to know when to use (PPE) Personal Protective Equipment and know when basic protection is not enough. Most heavy industries require Personal Protective Equipment or PPE to protect their staff from potential injury or infection. PPE comes in the form of external garments that help to protect the wearer from potential injuries. Such as chemical burns, heat or cold injuries, electrical malfunctions, or burns, and biohazards. Staff may breathe in particles that cause harm to the body. Using Protective gear will help keep the user safe. Users can also choose to use PPEs during environmental circumstances such as when the air contains heavy particles, dust, smog, and haze.
Usage of PPE in Heavy Industries
Keeping such gear available for employees in heavy industries help reduce their risk and exposure. As well as keep hazards in their environment to acceptable levels. Companies will need to care about the risks the employees face. And understand the type of PPE needed. PPE can also fail if it allows for unwanted environmental exposure to the employees. Its important to engage Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when basic protection is not enough.
Proper use and training for PPE is important. Companies should teach users of PPE on the various ways to care for, change, and dispose of their PPE properly.
Risky environments include prolonged exposure to workplaces with heavy metals present. Or even harmful materials like talc or fertilizers. These will require people to have on gloves, eye coverings, and even filtration masks. It’s important to also understand that some particles are not visible to the human eye. Or working in places where there is little airflow. Working with material such as glue, wood, and plastic or even organic material like mother of pearl also carry a risk. It is important to keep those substances from being inhaled. And a proper facemask with the right filtration like the KN95/N95 mask will be needed in those environments.
Usage of PPE in Food & Sanitisation
Preventing cross-contamination in food or where sanitization is important users may want to consider putting on single-use surgical masks. These will be able to prevent contamination from saliva. This will also allow the user to breathe better.
PPE such as masks needs to be used based on their guidelines and grading. Proper Handling and disposal will need to be done in a proper manner. Masks usually come in close contact with the face and the nose. Please follow the guidelines on the packaging of the product’s limitations and use.
Pepco Mask manufactures our own PPE. This ensures a high level of cleanliness, and that our strict manufacturing standards are kept. Should your company require KN95 respirators or single-use surgical masks, please contact us directly and we will be glad to assist.