The publication is intended to provide guidance and examples in selection and use of personal protective equipment (PPE). It supplements other techniques for assessing and controlling risk.
This publication is not intended to replace the need for conducting a task specific risk assessment or to provide details on other administrative or management program elements that can be associated with the proper use of certain types of PPE.
Regulatory bodies may have jurisdiction and influence PPE selection and use.
This publication does not address portable devices for detecting and signaling risks.