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Training Programs & Policies Documents
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) refers to clothing or equipment that is designed to protect the wearer’s body from injury or infection. PPE includes items such as lab coats, gloves, and safety glasses.
NOTE: A very common PPE mistake is the reliances on latex for all purpose use. Latex gloves do no provide adequate chemical protection from organics, solvents, toxics, acids, or bases. The best choice for all purpose use is nitrile gloves.
In addition to PPE requirements, Georgia Tech has a laboratory dress code which includes the following requirements:
Document describing the proper use of personal protective equipment
Frequently asked questions regarding the Personal Protective Equipment Policy
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