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OSHA Rules Require Employer To Pay For Personal Protective Equipment

February 15, 2008 | Christine H. Long
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As of February 15, 2008, OSHA requires the employer to pay for Personal Protective Equipment. The following are a few examples of the PPE required in the lodging industry: Face shields, visors, goggles, hard hats, reusable gloves; protective aprons, gowns and head cover for handling blood borne pathogens; air‐support face masks where chemicals such as ammonia or chlorine might require an engineer’s intervention.

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