Use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in the Workplace.

Use of Personal Protective Equipment


The employer must take all reasonable steps to ensure that any Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) provided to his employees under these regulations is properly used.

The employer must do this whether he has provided the equipment himself or whether it is provided by the employer at another workplace to which he sends his employees to carry out work.

Employees must use any PPE provided to them in accordance with the instructions and training on PPE use they have received, and take all reasonable steps to ensure that it is returned to the accommodation provided for it after use.

Self-employed persons must make full and proper use of any PPE provided to them, whether they provide it themselves or whether it is provided by an employer for whom they are carrying out work and further, take all reasonable steps to ensure that it is returned to the accommodation provided for it after use.

The employer must take all reasonable steps to ensure that any personal protective equipment (PPE) provided to his employees under these regulations is properly used. This must be done whether he has provided the equipment himself or whether it is provided by the employer at another workplace to which he sends his employees to carry out work.

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