The updated Personal Protective Equipment Program is designed to protect worker health and safety, promote a strong positive safety culture, and comply with Cal/OSHA regulation, 3380, Personal Protective Devices.
The Stanford Occupational Health & Safety group is asking university Principal Investigators and Lab Managers to take special action by April 15th, 2016*:
- Conduct a PPE assessment for your work area using the appropriate tool below:Laboratory PPE Assessment Tool
General Work Area PPE Assessment Tool
- Train personnel on PPE requirements based on your completed PPE Assessment. Document the training using the Assessment Tool above.
- Ensure provision and maintenance of required PPE for your work area.
For more information, see the PPE Program FAQs.
*If you supervise administrative staff (e.g., office workers) or researchers engaged in computational activities who do not work with hazardous materials or operations that pose physical hazards, you have no required actions.