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Document ID (ISN)57385
CIS number 92-74
ISBN(s) 1-895368-07-3
Year 1991
Convention or series no. LPBA 5559105
Ontario Women's Directorate
Title Personal protective equipment for women: Addressing the need
Bibliographic information Industrial Accident Prevention Association, 2 Bloor Street West, 31st Floor, Toronto, Ontario M4W 3N8, Canada, 1991. 36p. + Supplement (15p.). 36 ref.
Abstract Training guide outlining the particular needs of women when it comes to choosing appropriate protective equipment (PPE) for work. Special emphasis is placed on the following types of PPE: eye and hearing protection, gloves, foot protection, bodyguards. Also discussed are: activities of government and standard-setting agencies in Canada; points of view of PPE manufacturers and suppliers; relevant activities of employers, unions and health and safety committees; checklists on the safe use and maintenance of PPE and on what to look for when choosing PPE. The supplement contains a directory of North American manufacturers and suppliers of PPE for women.
Descriptors (primary) Canada; selection of equipment; training material; women; personal protective equipment
Descriptors (secondary) hearing protection; foot and leg protection; protective gloves; training manuals; check lists; face and eye protection; legislation; directory; overalls
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceCanada
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Personal protection
OSH training