The importance of PPE

The importance of PPE

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is essentially a range items you can wear that will protect you against various hazardous conditions. PPE is important  because it prepares you for health and safety risks and gives you extra protection in the event of an accident or against the elements.

Here at BETAFIT we have a wide selection of PPE that helps protect you against a range of hazardous situations, to view our full collection of PPE click here.

Here’s a closer look at some of the important PPE we offer:

Respiratory Protective Equipment

RPE is a type of PPE used to protect the individual wearer against the inhalation of hazardous substances in the workplace air.  RPE should only be used where adequate control of exposure cannot be achieved by other means, in other words, as a last resort within the hierarchy of control measures: Elimination, Substitution, Engineering Controls, Administrative Controls, PPE.

Hearing Protection

It is important that hearing protection is right for both you and the environment that you are in. It must reduce the noise by the correct amount, whilst also being comfortable and safe to wear. With our extensive range of industrial ear plugs, safety ear plugs, corded ear plugsearmuffsearplug refill packs and even disposable ear plugs, we can provide the right level of PPE ear protection equipment for you. Click here.

Protection From Eye & Face Injuries

As well as safety glasses and safety goggles, other types of PPE such as face shields or spectacles with shields can protect your workers. They can help to prevent flying fragments, hot sparks, optical radiation and other particles such as dirt and dust from entering the eyes of the wearer.

Speak To An Expert 

If you require any further information on PPE, we have technical data sheets available for all our products so you can see which standards they are suitable for, and the protection rating provided. Speak to the BETAFIT team today on 01472 867 467, or email us on [email protected].