Personal Protective Equipment

Personal Protective Equipment

About Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Scheme

The personal protective equipment (PPE) refers to any equipment which is intended to be worn or held by a person at work which protects workers against one or more risks to health or safety and any additional accessory designed to meet that objective.Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is regulated under the Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH), which requires for approved PPE for use in construction, logging and other sub-sectors, including any organization working with hazardous chemicals. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) can be categorized according to the risk and parts of the body to be protected:

  • Head Protection
  • Sight Protection
  • Respiratory / Breathing Protection
  • Hand Protection
  • Body Protection
  • Feet Protection
  • Hearing Protection

What are the benefits of PPE ?

  • Approved PPE provides the user an assurance for safety and reliability
  • Provides an independent assurance that PPE manufactured are under an effective system of testing, supervision and control.
  • Improve efficiency in production and reduce wastage and rejects

Why SIRIM QAS International ?

How to apply PPE Scheme ?

Verification Process

  1. Enquiry
  2. Application
  3. Evaluation of Document
  4. Factory Audit & Sampling
  5. Initial Type Testing
  6. Approval Process & Licence
  7. DOSH Approval
  8. Surveillance & Re-Evaluation Testing
  9. Application for SIRIM Label
  10. Renewal

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