33.2 Environmental Health & Safety Guidance on Personal Protective Equipment Use

  1. The Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) director, with advice from EHS staff, provides guidance regarding general policy for the use of PPE.
  2. EHS staff members provide guidance and assistance to central Human Resources and departments on campus by identifying individuals in various work tasks to be protected by safety glasses, safety footwear, body protection apparel, gloves, respirators, etc. EHS staff members also provide guidance to departments that are required to meet the various aspects of the IOSHA (Iowa Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Personal Protective Standard.

    EHS staff members assist departments in determining which staff require the use of PPE in the performance of their duties.