Hazards are a reality of every work environment, with means employers have an obligation to manage these risks and take appropriate measures to ensure workplace safety. For leadership to effectively manage workplace hazards, organizations should establish a hierarchy of control for overseeing occupational health and safety.
PPEs are reserved as a mandatory last line of protection when hazards cannot be removed or controlled enough. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires that employers protect employees from workplace hazards that can cause injury or illness before the use of PPE is needed. Controlling a hazard at its source is the best way to protect workers.
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