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Personal Protective Equipment-Protective Clothing

Protective clothing should protect the body and limbs from the hazards such as chemical liquids and vapors, excessive heat and cold, electricity, impacts, ionizing radiation and weather conditions.

Body coverage includes work coverall, aprons, leggings, sleeves, caps etc. The clothing must combine the greatest degree of comfort with the maximum level of protection.

Proper selection and use of protective clothing to provide adequate body protection should be followed considering the type of hazard. Every employer shall provide the right type of body protection required for the job. Every employee shall use the personal protective equipment provided by the employer

Dubai Local order No. 61 of 1991 requires the provision of protective devices by the employer and the use of these equipment by the employees.