30. Use of Personal Protective Equipment in the Workplace

  1. Gavriel Salvendy13,14
  1. Grażyna Bartkowiak1,2,
  2. Krzysztof Baszczyński1,3,
  3. Anna Bogdan4,5,
  4. Agnieszka Brochocka1,6,
  5. Rafał Hrynyk7,
  6. Emilia Irzmańska7,
  7. Danuta Koradecka8,
  8. Katarzyna Majchrzycka1,
  9. Krzysztof Makowski1,6,
  10. Anna Marszałek9,
  11. Grzegorz Owczarek1,10 and
  12. Jan Żera11,12

Published Online: 26 MAR 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118131350.ch30

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition

Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition

How to Cite

Bartkowiak, G., Baszczyński, K., Bogdan, A., Brochocka, A., Hrynyk, R., Irzmańska, E., Koradecka, D., Majchrzycka, K., Makowski, K., Marszałek, A., Owczarek, G. and Żera, J. (2012) Use of Personal Protective Equipment in the Workplace, in Handbook of Human Factors and Ergonomics, Fourth Edition (ed G. Salvendy), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118131350.ch30

Editor Information

  1. 13

    Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA

  2. 14

    Tsinghua University, Beijing, People's Republic of China

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Personal Protective Equipment, Central Institute for Labour Protection—National Research Institute, Warsaw, Poland

  2. 2

    Protective Clothing Laboratory, Central Institute for Labour Protection—National Research Institute, Warsaw, Poland

  3. 3

    Laboratory of Safety Helmets and Equipment Protecting against Falls from a Height, Central Institute for Labour Protection—National Research Institute, Warsaw, Poland

  4. 4

    Department of Ergonomics, Central Institute for Labour Protection—National Research Institute, Warsaw, Poland

  5. 5

    Thermal Load Laboratory, Central Institute for Labour Protection—National Research Institute, Warsaw, Poland

  6. 6

    Laboratory for Respiratory Protective Equipment, Central Institute for Labour Protection—National Research Institute, Warsaw, Poland

  7. 7

    Laboratory of Head and Foot Protection, Department of Personal Protective Equipment, Central Institute for Labour Protection—National Research Institute, Warsaw, Poland

  8. 8

    Central Institute for Labour Protection—National Research Institute, Warsaw, Poland

  9. 9

    Thermal Load Laboratory, Department of Ergonomics, Central Institute for Labour Protection—National Research Institute, Warsaw, Poland

  10. 10

    Eye and Face Protection Laboratory, Central Institute for Labour Protection—National Research Institute, Warsaw, Poland

  11. 11

    Laboratory of Hearing Protection, Central Institute for Labour Protection—National Research Institute, Warsaw, Poland

  12. 12

    Department of Vibroacoustic Hazards, Central Institute for Labour Protection—National Research Institute, Warsaw, Poland

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 MAR 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 MAR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470528389

Online ISBN: 9781118131350

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Keywords:

  • personal protective equipment, in workplace;
  • respiratory protective devices, selection;
  • protective helmets;
  • protective gloves, in workplace;
  • footwear, comfort of use

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Selection of Respiratory Protective Devices for Different Types of Workplaces

  • Personal Eye Protectors

  • Protective Helmets: Selection

  • Hearing Protection Devices

  • Influence of Thermal Environment and Protective Clothing on Thermal Condition of the Human Body

  • Protective Gloves in the Workplace

  • Footwear: Comfort of Use

  • Fall Protection Systems: Selection of Equipment

  • References