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Document ID (ISN)100717
CIS number 02-1562
ISBN(s) 2-9516847-1-1
Year 2002
Convention or series no.
Author(s) D'Hauthuille J.F.
Title Personal protective equipment user manual
Original title Manuel d'utilisation des équipements de protection individuelle [in French]
Bibliographic information SEPR, 32 rue Alexandre Dumas, 75011 Paris, France, 2002. 52p. Illus. Price: EUR 10.00.
Abstract In the form of a personal notebook, this personal protection equipment (PPE) user manual is aimed at all users. Its purpose is to improve the understanding of hazards to which workers are exposed and to provide occupational safety solutions through the use of appropriate PPE in compliance with standards and regulations. Contents: definition of PPE; legislation, responsibilities of employers and employees; safety signs (colours and pictograms); selection, effectiveness, evaluation and individual fitting of PPE; regular checks; protective clothing; safety shoes; safety spectacles and face shields; head protection; hearing protection; noise protection; fall arresters; respirators.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; training material; personal protective equipment
Descriptors (secondary) hearing protection; safety and health training; protective gloves; safety colours; protective clothing; safety footwear; evaluation of equipment; legal aspects; training manuals; selection of equipment; hazard evaluation; face and eye protection; head protection; respirators; responsibilities; protection against falls from heights
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Personal protection
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Personal protection
OSH training