Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is one method of controlling exposure to hazards. Before using PPE, assess risks and determine if the hazard can be eliminated or controlled through other measures.
Please find the relevant information on PPE below. Note that clicking a link on this page will open the respective document in the existing tab.
The following PPE information is not intended to protect against viruses or other infectious diseases. Information on COVID-19 precautions can be found on UWaterloo's official COVID-19 website.
|PPE Program||PPE Program Manual for faculty, staff, students, visitors and volunteers.|
|Eye and face protection||UWaterloo's eye and face protection guideline.|
|Foot protection||UWaterloo's foot protection guideline.|
|Hand protection||UWaterloo's hand protection guideline.|
|Head protection||UWaterloo's head protection guideline.|
|Hearing protection||UWaterloo's hearing protection guideline.|
|Respiratory Protection Program||UWaterloo's Respiratory Protection Program and training information.||webpage|
|Risk Assessment Program||UWaterloo's Risk Assessment Program and training information.||webpage|
|Working at Heights Program||UWaterloo's Working at Heights Program and training information.||webpage|
More information about Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) can be found in the Safety Office.
Following is the list of Important Safety Contacts:
- Michael Herz, Lab Director, x33026, E3-2111
- Ambulance 911
- UW Health Services ext. 33544
- UW Police ext. 22222
- Plant Operations ext. 33793
- Poison Control Centre 1-800-268-9017
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