|Chapter 6620 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Program
Jefferson Lab's Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Program provides guidance to minimize employee exposure to hazards issues such as cutting, grinding, drilling, sharp edges, pinch, and temperature extremes. PPE is used to supplement engineering and administrative controls. This program provides general information concerning the most common PPE provided to employees at Jefferson Lab.Scope
This program complies with the laws/regulations as listed in ES&H Manual Chapter 2410 Appendix T1 Hazard Issues List
In accordance with ES&H Manual Chapter 3210 Work Planning, Control, and Authorization Procedure, Jefferson Lab considers basic, non-specialized PPE to be "Standard Protecting Measures." Basic, non-specialized PPE at Jefferson Lab includes:
T1 Selecting, Acquiring, Training, and Caring for Personal Protective Equipment
The need for PPE is determined by completing a THA or, in specific areas, as determined by the supervisor. Required PPE is provided at no cost to Jefferson Lab employees. ES&H Manual Chapter 6620 Appendix T1 Selecting, Acquiring, Training, and Caring for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) describes how to: select appropriate PPE; acquire and replace it; and obtain training in its use and care.
T2 Types, Description, and Use of Personal Protective Equipment
Making the proper decision when identifying the need for and selecting the appropriate type of PPE minimizes the risk of exposure to a hazard issue(s). Each type has characteristics that provide specific protection. ES&H Manual Chapter 6620 Appendix T2 Types and Descriptions of PPE describes the most common PPE used at Jefferson Lab.
Management authority may be delegated at the discretion of the responsible manager.
Everyone at Jefferson Lab
Employees Using PPE
Supervisors/Technical Representative (TR)/Sponsor
Procurement Department Manager
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