Personal Protective Equipment

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is protective equipment designed to protect the wearer from injury or the spread of infections. These typically refer to protective clothing, gloves, masks, head cover, gowns and rubber boots among others. Effective use of PPE includes properly removing and disposing of the contaminated PPE to prevent exposing both the wearer and other people to infection.


There are many grades of masks available in the market today. Typically, masks help prevent the spread of germs from your nose and mouth. It also prevents you from breathing in some germs.