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Protective equipment refers to the apparatus or equipment designed to safeguard employees in various industries. Protective equipment usually refers to items such as 3M respirators, tyvek suits, safety glasses, earplugs, work gloves, and shoe covers, and dust masks.
The purpose of personal protective equipment is to protect the body from a various injuries resulting, for example, from mechanical, chemical, and thermal hazards.
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