PPE Quiz

August 4, 2015
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Test Your Knowledge of the Importance of PPE

Wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) while at work is of great importance. It is defined as equipment (including clothing that offers protection from the weather, as well as any addition or accessory) which is intended to be worn or held by a person at work and which protects them from one or more risks to his health or safety. How much do you know about PPE? Take our quick PPE quiz and test your knowledge!


What is the purpose of a non-powered respirator?

Worker putting on respiratory protective equipment PPE
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When selecting PPE, what must the employer consider?

Employer purchasing PPE hard hats
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Who must pay for PPE?

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If you find a fault in your PPE, such as a chip in a hard hat, what should you do?

PPE hard hats hanging up in a workplace
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From January 2021, manufacturers and suppliers of PPE supplied in Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) should ensure what marking of conformity is used?

Workers wearing PPE
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Test Your Knowledge of the Importance of PPE
Want to learn more about how to select and use PPE properly so health and safety is upheld at work? Take a look at our PPE Training.

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