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PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)

CDM (GB) Knowledge Base

PPE is the abbreviated version of Personal Protective Equipment and includes items that will protect the person carrying out construction work. It includes, but is not restricted to, hard hats, gloves, boots, high-vis jackets, goggles etc.

Exactly what PPE is required for a job should be defined in the works Method Statement.

For more information see Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992.