Personal Protective Equipment

Personal Protective Equipment

About Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Scheme

The personal protective equipment (PPE) refers to any equipment intended to be worn or held by a person at work which protects workers against risks to health or safety. PPE also covers any additional accessories designed to meet that objective. The Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH) regulates PPE for use in the following sectors:

  • construction
  • logging
  • any organisation working with hazardous chemicals.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) can be categorised according to the risk and body parts to be protected:

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

Benefits of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Scheme

  • Approved PPE provides the user with the assurance of safety and reliability.
  • Provides 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 for 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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