Reducing Reliance on PPE
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The proper use of the correct personal protective equipment (PPE) under the right circumstances will prevent death and disfigurement. It will also prevent things like hearing loss, pulmonary fibrosis, and blindness. But PPE is not always properly used — and the PPE that is used is not always correct for the given circumstances. And sometimes, PPE is defective due to improper storage, improper handling, excess use, or age.