Personal Protective Equipment

Personal Protective Equipment is a third line of defense that is designed to protect workers from serious workplace injuries or illnesses resulting from contact with chemical, radiological, physical, electrical, mechanical, or other workplace hazards. Besides face shields, safety glasses, hard hats, and safety shoes, protective equipment includes a variety of devices and garments such as goggles, coveralls, gloves, vests, earplugs, and respirators. General Safety has developed a PPE program to protect the health and welfare of Georgia Tech employees in areas where there may be a risk of injury or exposure to hazardous substances or conditions employees who work in areas where physical hazards or the potential for physical hazards exist.

Document detailing the requirements and responsibilities of using the proper PPE for the job