Working in the Beauty Related Industries

Sample PPE Policies

INSTRUCTIONS

The following sample policies are OPTIONAL.   They are not required by WISHA safety and health rules, but they may be useful in helping you develop, establish, and implement your company‚Äôs PPE requirements and rules.   We encourage employers to copy, expand, and modify the sample as necessary to accomplish this.

In addition, the Consultation Section of the Department of Labor and Industries may be called on for assistance at any time.   A list of regional service location branches are listed in the resource pages at the end of the guide; contact your local branch for further information or help.

You can also call the toll-free number:   1-800-423-7233.








PLEASE CUSTOMIZE THE FOLLOWING PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (ppe) POLICIES ACCORDING TO YOUR WORK PLACE.   ADD AND/OR DELETE INFORMATION AS NEEDED TO MAKE IT FIT THE SPECIFIC NEEDS OF YOUR WORK PLACE OPERATIONS AND PROCEDURES.

REMEMBER:   YOUR SAFETY AND HEALTH Program CAN ONLY BE EFFECTIVE IF IT IS PUT INTO PRACTICE!



Personal Protective Equipment Policies

(Customize by adding the name of your business)



Introduction 2


Responsibilities 3


    Safety Person/Designated Person 3

    Supervisors 4

    Employees 4

Procedures 5


    Hazard Assessment 5

    Selection of PPE 5

    Training 6

    Cleaning and Maintenance 7

    Safety Disciplinary Policy 8
Introduction

The purpose of the Personal Protective Equipment Policies is to protect the employees of (Name of your business) from exposure to work place hazards and the risk of injury through the use of personal protective equipment (PPE).   PPE is not a substitute for more effective control methods and its use will be considered only when other means of protection against hazards are not adequate or feasible.   It will be used in conjunction with other controls unless no other means of hazard control exist.

Personal protective equipment will be...