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FOOT PROTECTION
Class 75 – Protection from a force of 75 foot-pounds
           Compression of 2,500 pounds.

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Hard Hat Suspension System
Cowboy Hard Hat
HEAD PROTECTION
The three classes of hard hats are;

      G – General – General service limited voltage
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Examples of Hearing Protectors

Earmuffs     Earplugs   Canal Caps
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Filtering Facepiece (Dust Mask)
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Tight -Fitting Coverings




Quarter Mask           Half Mask




Full Facepiece   Mouthpiece/Nose Clamp
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Loose-Fitting Coverings




   Hood            Helmet




Loose-Fitting
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Body Belt
Lanyard




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Subpart E - PPE

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  2. 2. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart E – Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment 1926.95 Criteria for personal protective equipment. 1926.95(a) “Application. “Protective equipment, including personal protective equipment for eyes, face, head, and extremities, protective clothing, respiratory devices, and protective shields and barriers, shall be provided, used, and maintained in a sanitary and reliable condition whenever it is necessary by reason of hazards of processes or environment, chemical hazards, radiological hazards, or mechanical irritants encountered in a manner capable of causing injury or impairment in the function of any part of the body through absorption, inhalation or physical contact.”
  3. 3. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart E – Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment 1926.95 Criteria for personal protective equipment. 1926.95(b) Employee-owned equipment. “Where employees provide their own protective equipment, the employer shall be responsible to assure its adequacy, including proper maintenance, and sanitation of such equipment.” 3
  4. 4. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart E – Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment 1926.96 Occupational foot protection 1926.96 Safety-toe footwear for employees shall meet the requirements and specifications in American National Standard for Men’s Safety-Toe footwear, …………. 4
  5. 5. FOOT PROTECTION Class 75 – Protection from a force of 75 foot-pounds Compression of 2,500 pounds. Class 50 – Protection from a force of 50 foot-pounds Compression of 1,750 pounds. Class 30 – Protection from a force of 30 foot-pounds Compression of 1,000 pounds. *Foot-pounds = weight of an object multiplied by the height at which it is dropped 5
  6. 6. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart E – Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment 1926.100 Head protection 1926.100(a) “Employees working in areas where there is a possible danger of head injury from impact, or from falling or flying objects, or from electrical shock and burns, shall be protected by protective helmets.” 1926.100(b) “Helmets for the protection of employees against impact and penetration of falling objects shall meet the specification contained in American National Standards Institute, Z89.1 – 1969, Safety Requirements for Industrial Head Protection.”
  7. 7. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart E – Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment 1926.100 Head protection 1926.100(c) “Helmets for the head protection of employees exposed to high voltage electrical shock and burns shall meet the specifications contained in American National Standards Institute, Z89.2-1971.” 7
  8. 8. Hard Hat Suspension System
  9. 9. Cowboy Hard Hat
  10. 10. HEAD PROTECTION The three classes of hard hats are; G – General – General service limited voltage protection – protect your head up to 2,200 volts. E – Electrical – Utility service high voltage protection – protect your head up to 20,000 volts. C – Conductive – Special service – no voltage protection. 10
  11. 11. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart E – Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment 1926.101 Hearing protection 1926.101(a) “Wherever it is not feasible to reduce the noise levels or duration of exposures to those specified in Table D-2, Permissible Noise Exposures, in 1926.52, ear protective devices shall be provided and used.” 1926.101(b) “Ear protective devices inserted in the ear shall be fitted or determined individually by competent persons.” 1926.101(c) “Plain cotton is not an acceptable protective device.”
  12. 12. Examples of Hearing Protectors Earmuffs Earplugs Canal Caps
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  14. 14. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart E – Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment 1926.102 Eye and face protection 1926.102(a) General. (1) “Employees shall be provided with eye and face protection equipment when machines or operations present potential eye or face injury from physical, chemical, or radiation agents.” 1926.102(a)(2) “Eye and face protection equipment required by this Part shall meet the requirements specified in American National Standards Institute, Z87.1-1968, Practice for Occupational and Educational Eye and Face Protection.”
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  16. 16. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart E – Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment 1926.103 Respiratory protection NOTE: “The requirements applicable to construction work under this section are identical to those set forth at 29 CFR 1910.134 of this chapter.” 16
  17. 17. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart E – Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment 1910.134 Respiratory protection 1910.134(c)(1) “In any workplace where respirators are necessary to protect the health of the employee or whenever respirators are required by the employer, the employer shall establish and implement a written respiratory protection program with worksite-specific procedures. The program shall be updated as necessary to reflect those changes in workplace conditions that affect respirator use. The employer shall include in the program the following provisions of this section, as applicable.”
  18. 18. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart E – Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment 1910.134 Respiratory protection 1910.134(c)(2)(i) “An employer may provide respirators at the request of employees or permit employees to use their own respirators, if the employer determines that such respirator use will not in itself create a hazard. If the employer determines that any voluntary respirator use is permissible, the employer shall provide the respirator users with the information contained in Appendix D to this section (“Information for Employees Using Respirators When Not Required Under the Standard”); and” 18
  19. 19. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart E – Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment 1910.134 Respiratory protection 1910.134(c)(2)(ii) “In addition, the employer must establish and implement those elements of a written respiratory protection program necessary to ensure that any employee using a respirator voluntarily is medically able to use that respirator, and the respirator is cleaned, stored, and maintained so that its use does not present a health hazard to the user. Exception: Employers are not required to include in a written respiratory protection program those employees whose only use of respirators involves the voluntary use of filtering facepieces (dust masks).”
  20. 20. Filtering Facepiece (Dust Mask)
  21. 21. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart E – Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment 1910.134 Respiratory protection 1910.134(d) Selection of respirators. “This paragraph requires the employer to evaluate respiratory hazard(s) in the workplace, identify relevant workplace and user factors, and base respirator selection on these factors. The paragraph also specifies appropriately protective respirators for use in IDLH atmospheres, and limits the selection and use of air-purifying respirators.” 21
  22. 22. Tight -Fitting Coverings Quarter Mask Half Mask Full Facepiece Mouthpiece/Nose Clamp (no fit test required)
  23. 23. Loose-Fitting Coverings Hood Helmet Loose-Fitting Facepiece Full Body Suit
  24. 24. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart E – Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment 1910.134 Respiratory protection 1910.134(d)(1) General requirements. (i) “The employer shall select and provide an appropriate respirator based on the respiratory hazard(s) to which the worker is exposed and workplace and user factors that affect respirator performance and reliability.” 1910.134(d)(1)(ii) “The employer shall select a NIOSH- certified respirator. The respirator shall be used in compliance with the conditions of its certification.” 24
  25. 25. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart E – Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment 1910.134 Respiratory protection 1910.134(e)(1) General. “The employer shall provide a medical evaluation to determine the employer’s ability to use a respirator, before the employee is fit tested or required to use the respirator in the workplace. The employer may discontinue an employee’s medical evaluations when the employee is no longer required to use a respirator.” 25
  26. 26. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart E – Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment 1910.134 Respiratory protection 1910.134(f) Fit testing. This paragraph requires that, before an employee may be required to use any respirator with a negative or positive pressure tight- fitting facepiece, the employer must be fit tested with the same make, model, style, and size of respirator that will be used………………………………. 26
  27. 27. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart E – Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment 1910.134 Respiratory protection 1910.134(k) Training and information. “This paragraph requires the employer to provide effective training to employees who are required to use respirators. The training must be comprehensive, understandable, and recur annually, and more often if necessary. This paragraph also requires the employer to provide the basic information on respirators in Appendix D of this section to employees who wear respirators when not required by this section or by the employer to do so.”
  28. 28. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart E – Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment 1910.134 Respiratory protection 1910.134(l) Program evaluation. “This section requires the employer to conduct evaluations of the workplace to ensure that the written respiratory protection program is being properly implemented and to consult employees to ensure that they are using the respirators properly.” 28
  29. 29. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart E – Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment 1910.134 Respiratory protection 1910.134(m) Recordkeeping. “This section requires the employer to establish and retain written information regarding medical evaluations, fit testing, and the respirator program. This information will facilitate employee involvement in the respirator program, assist the employer in auditing the adequacy of the program, and provide a record for compliance determinations by OSHA.” 29
  30. 30. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart E – Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment 1926.104 Safety belts, lifelines, and lanyards. 1926.104(a) “Lifelines, safety belts, and lanyards shall be used only for employee safeguarding. Any lifeline, safety belt, or lanyard actually subjected to in-service loading, as distinguished from static load testing, shall be immediately removed from service and shall not be used again for employee safeguarding.” 30
  31. 31. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart E – Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment 1926.104 Safety belts, lifelines, and lanyards. 1926.104(b) “Lifelines shall be secured above the point of operation to an anchorage or structural member capable of supporting a minimum dead weight of 5,400 pounds.” 1926.104(d) “Safety belt lanyard shall be a minimum of ½ - inch nylon, or equivalent, with a maximum length to provide for a fall of no greater than 6 feet. The rope shall have a nominal breaking strength of 5,400 pounds.”
  32. 32. Body Belt
  33. 33. Lanyard 33
  34. 34. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart E – Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment 1926.105 Safety nets 1926.105(a) “Safety nets shall be provided when workplaces are more than 25 feet above the ground or water surface, or other surfaces where the use of ladders, scaffolds, catch platforms, temporary floors, safety lines, or safety belts is impractical.” 34
  35. 35. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart E – Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment 1926.105 Safety nets 1926.105(b) “Where safety net protection is required by this part, operations shall not be undertaken until the net is in place and has been tested.” 35
  36. 36. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart E – Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment 1926.105 Safety nets 1926.105(c)(1) “Nets shall extend 8 feet beyond the edge of the work surface where employees are exposed and shall be installed as close under the work surface as practical but in no case more than 25 feet below such work surface. Nets shall be hung with sufficient clearance to prevent user’s contact with the surfaces or structures below. Such clearances shall be determined by impact load testing.” 36
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  38. 38. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart E – Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment 1926.105 Safety nets 1926.105(c)(2) “It is intended that only one level of nets be required for bridge construction.” 1926.105(d) “The mesh size of nets shall not exceed 6 inches by 6 inches. All new nets shall meet accepted performance standards of 17,500 foot-pounds minimum impact resistance as determined and certified by the manufacturers, and shall bear a label of proof test. Edge ropes shall provide a minimum breaking strength of 5,000 pounds.” 38
  39. 39. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart E – Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment 1926.105 Safety nets 1926.105(e) “Forged steel safety hooks or shackels shall be used to fasten the net to its supports.” 1926.105(f) “Connections between net panels shall develop the full strength of the net.” 39
  40. 40. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart E – Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment 1926.106 Working over or near water 1926.106(a) “Employees working over or near water, where the danger of drowning exists, shall be provided with U.S. Coast Guard-approved life jacket or buoyant work vests.” 1926.106(b) “Prior to and after each use, the buoyant work vests or life preservers shall be inspected for defects which would alter their strength or buoyancy. Defective units shall not be used.” 40
  41. 41. OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH OSHA ADMINISTRATION Subpart E – Personal Protective and Life Saving Equipment 1926.106 Working over or near water 1926.106(c) “Ring buoys with at least 90 feet of line shall be provided and readily available for emergency rescue operations. Distance between ring buoys shall not exceed 200 feet.” 1926.106(d) “At least one lifesaving skiff shall be immediately available at locations where employees are working over or adjacent to water.” 41

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