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Document ID (ISN)62431
CIS number 94-864
ISBN(s) 0-11-886334-7
Year 1992
Convention or series no. HSE Guidance on Regulations L25
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive (HSE)
Title Personal protective equipment at work
Bibliographic information HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1992. iii, 40p. Illus. 111 ref. Price: GBP 5.00.
Abstract This booklet gives guidance on the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992 (abstracted under CIS 93-6). Part 1 contains the text of the Regulations interspersed with respective guidance (interpretation and disapplication of the Regulations; provision of personal protective equipment (PPE); compatibility, assessment, maintenance and replacement of PPE; accommodation for PPE; information, instruction and training; use of PPE; reporting loss or defect). Part 2 provides advice on the selection, use and maintenance of specific types of PPE (protection of the head, eye, foot, hand and arm, protective clothing for the body). Relevant legislation and British and European standards are listed.
Descriptors (primary) personal protective equipment; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) foot and leg protection; protective clothing; responsibilities of employers; preventive maintenance; face and eye protection; head protection; information of personnel; supply of personal protective equipment; replaced; comment on law; comment on directive; data sheet; safety training in industry; hand and arm protection
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Personal protection