33.3 Duties of Departmental Executives

  1. Departments supply PPE to staff members identified as needing protection.
  2. Departments inform staff that the use of PPE, once issued, is required whenever the individual's supervisor so indicates. If the required PPE is not being worn due to damage or inadvertence, the individual will be issued appropriate temporary equipment.
  3. Departments are responsible for the recovery of all items of PPE, except shoes and prescription glasses, from staff members who resign or transfer to a job which does not require such equipment.
  4. Enforcement of rules requiring the wearing of PPE is the responsibility of the department.