PPE

PPE

PPE

PPE stands for Personal Protective Equipment and includes many types of protective equipment that is designed to protect the wearer’s body from injury or infection. The various parts of the body that PPE sold by Howarth Timber & Building Supplies can protect, include:

  • The top of your head
  • Face
  • Mouth and Nose
  • Eyes
  • Knees – excellent for floor-based jobs
  • Hands – Protection without restricting hand movement

They are designed to reduce your overall exposure to harmful elements that cannot be avoided in your work. Hazards and harmful elements could include:

  • Chemicals
  • Heat
  • Airborne Particles, including Dust – Natural or a bi-product of whatever you are working on
  • Chemicals
  • Physical