Protective Equipment

Summary

Environmental Health and Safety provides direction to departments, supervisors, and employees about their responsibilities in the selection, use, care and disposal of personal protective equipment (PPE) which is required under state and federal law to protect employees conducting potentially hazardous work.

Contacts

Katie Jones, Occupational Safety Officer

kjones17@uoregon.edu

541-346-2515

Process

PDF iconPersonal Protective Equipment Safety Program

Compliance

The Oregon Occupational & Safety Health Administration (OR-OSHA) 1910.132 and American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards require protection for the head, eyes, ears, skin, feet, hands, respiratory system, and/or body, etc. under certain hazardous working conditions.