Employees often cite discomfort as a reason to overlook wearing PPE.
IStockPhoto.com Employees often cite discomfort as a reason to overlook wearing PPE.

An extensive research project to help further understand the needs of specifiers and wearers of above-the-neck personal protective equipment (PPE) found that comfort, compatibility and style were important.

We should view “the head” as the total head (including brain, eyes, ears, mouth, etc.) and focus exclusively and relentlessly on safeguarding it. Work injuries that occur above-the-neck are, after all, the most likely to result in death or permanent disability. We believe that by protecting the head, the creativity and judgement that shape our world is safeguarded.

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