OSHA Personal Protective Equipment QuickCard

OSHA quick reference card for protecting your body from injuries on the construction jobsite

Personal protective equipment, or PPE, is designed to protect workers from serious
workplace injuries or illnesses resulting from contact with chemical, radiological, physical,
electrical, mechanical, or other workplace hazards. Besides face shields, safety
glasses, hard hats, and safety shoes, protective equipment includes a variety of devices
and garments such as goggles, coveralls, gloves, vests, earplugs and respirators.