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Is PPE Important ?

September 02, 2020

Yes. Each kind of PPE plays a role in workplace safety, but all help contribute to worker safety.

Consider that 8.1% of fatal work injuries in the US are caused by being struck by an object, according to a 2014 United States Department of Labor study. What’s more, 8.2% of fatalities were electrocutions.

In many cases, the damage could have been lessened with appropriate PPE such as hardhats and electrical gloves.