Personal Protective Equipment At Work Regulations 1992

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The Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992
The main features of the regulation are to:
Ensure that suitable personal protective equipment (PPE) is provided from the employer free of charge "wherever there are risks to health and safety that cannot be adequately controlled in other ways." The PPE must be 'suitable and correct' for the risk in question, and include protective face masks and goggles, safety helmets, gloves, air filters, ear defenders, overalls and protective footwear.
Responsibilities that are placed upon the employer and the employees
• Provide the correct personal protective equipment (PPE) that is adequate for each individual depending on the job role / location to maintain

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