Personal Protective Equipment Procedure

Personal Protective Equipment Procedure

This personal protective equipment procedure template can assist your business comply with ISO 45001, OH&S Management Systems clauses:

  • 6.1.2. Hazard Identification and Assessment of Risks and Opportunities.
  • 8.1.2. Eliminating hazards and reducing OH&S risks.


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What is Personal Protective Equipment?

Personal protective equipment (PPE) typically includes any clothing, equipment and substance designed to be worn by a person to protect the person from risks of injury or illness.

Personal Protective Equipment

This clothing and equipment may include protective helmets, gloves, hearing protection, high-visibility clothing, safety boots, respiratory protection, thermal wear, eye protection, sunscreen, safety belts and harnesses, etc.

What is Personal Protective Equipment Procedure?

A personal protective equipment procedure is a document that outlines the selection, supply and use of personal protective equipment (PPE) in the workplace.

A PPE procedure provides guidelines and instructions on the type of clothing and equipment worn by the workers to protect them from hazards in the workplace.

Note: When risk assessments are undertaken always aim for a higher level of protection than PPE, as PPE is the lowest control on the hierarchy of risk management.

Selection of Personal Protective Equipment

Personal Protective Equipment

When selecting PPE, all the specific hazards encountered in the workplace and work practice must be considered; comfort should also be factored into the selection process.

All PPE supplied for use at a workplace must comply with the applicable standards and regulatory obligations. If there is ever any uncertainty with PPE standards, confirmation must be sought from the supplier, or other competent people.

PPE should not restrict movement, vision or interfere with the function of any other PPE that is required to be worn.

Wherever possible, workers who are required to wear PPE should be consulted on the selection process and where appropriate, pilot trials should be established to optimize the selection process, so the PPE fits comfortably.

The requirement for PPE should be determined through the risk management hierarchy of the control process.

Contents of this Personal Protective Equipment Procedure

  • Approval.
  • Purpose.
  • Scope.
  • Terms and Definitions.
  • Roles and Responsibilities.
  • Procedures.
  • PPE Requirements.
  • PPE Including Selection and Supply.
  • Administrative Controls on Types of PPE.
  • Use of PPE.
  • Training.
  • Storage of PPE .
  • Inspection and Testing.
  • Related Procedures, Forms and Documents.
  • Review Criteria.
  • Record Management.
  • References.

Why Choose to Buy this Personal Protective Equipment Procedure

  • This 8-page personal protective equipment procedure can assist you ensure the appropriate selection, introduction, maintenance, training and use of personal protective equipment (PPE) is achieved.
  • This procedure can be applied to employees, visitors and contractors who have an obligation to wear personal protective equipment to protect themselves from actual or potential health and safety risks.

After purchasing this template you will be able to:

  • Very easily edit and customize the template to create your own procedure.
  • Apply your own style, format and brand to the procedure.
  • Use it in any industry or sector regardless of the size or type of organization.

Availability and Use of this Personal Protective Equipment Procedure

  • This procedure is accessible to you right now by clicking the ‘Buy Now’ button.
  • The procedure will be delivered to you in fully editable Microsoft Word format for immediate and full use in your business.
  • There are no subscriptions, contracts or ongoing costs.

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