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PPE

Personal
Protective
Equipment
PPE - Personal Protective Equipment

■ PROPER CLOTHING & DRESS IS


REQUIRED IN THE MILL AT ALL TIMES
■ Coming From and Going Into Your Work
Location Ensure You Have The Proper And
Adequate Clothing & PPE.
Head Protection

■ Hard Hats
– Change liner every year
– New every 5 years
Safety Foot Wear

■ Steel Toe
■ Rubber or Chemical
Hearing Protection

■ Plugs
■ Muffs
■ Custom fit
Face Protection

■ Eye Protection
– Glasses
• side shields
• Z-87
– Goggles
• dusty, chemicals
■ Face shield
Hand Protection

■ Cloth/Leather
■ Chemical
How to Remove Gloves
Respirators

■ Escape
– 1 use or 1 year
■ Filtering
– Fit test
– Fit check
■ Supplied Air
– SCBA
Fall Protection

■ Fall Arrest
■ Fall Restraint
Special Clothing

■ Aprons
■ Coveralls
■ High Vis-Vests
■ Welding
– dark glasses / shield
High Visibility Vests
– hog & chip piles, woodroom, rail dump and
truck dump areas
– warehouse
– If you work with or around mobile
equipment - as per WCB Regulation 8.24
(3).
– Directing traffic
– Performing the duties of a safety watch
Seat Belts / Traffic
■ Seat Belts MUST be used at all times while
operating any company vehicle or equipment
– No Speeding
– Obey Stop Signs
– Stop at Railway Crossings
– Watch out for and YIELD to pedestrians
– Stay well back from behind heavy equipment and
trucks
– When operating any equipment inside buildings, drive
slow…
Risk Assessment

1. What are the harmful effects of the


material or process?
2. What form is it in?
3. What other dangers are involved?
4. How do the conditions of work allow
the material to come in contact with
the workers?
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These are worn when
working in dusty areas or
when working with
chemicals

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These must be worn when
working in the maintenance
shop

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These must be permanently
affixed to the Z-87 frame to
be considered CSA OK

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These must be disposed of
correctly never on the floor
or in the pulp.

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Reach over your head and
pull up

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At this dB hearing
protection must be worn

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When you have to replace
your escape respirator

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Your face must be smooth
as a baby’s bottom to ride
in one of these

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When you do fit checks

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The complete list for when
you are welding

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Where you must wear
Hi-Vis vests

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