This mandatory standard must be applied at all construction locations:
- All RPE used on site must:-
- Have self checking functionality in design.
- Be semi reusable (Not disposable).
- Wearer to be fully face fitted for type and design of RPE (in date).
- Correct filters fitted for the hazards.
- Wearer to be clean shaven (within 24hrs).
- Be maintained, kept clean and stored appropriately.
- Selection and use of RPE is part of the ongoing risk assessment process which must be undertaken for each task.