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Review of occupational hygiene reports on suitability of RPE

This report provides an evidence-base for factors influencing the use (or non-use) of Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) in the workplace and on how well RPE programmes are currently implemented.

Although the remit was RPE, the study adopted a wider remit of personal protective equipment (PPE), on the basis that, although there will be equipment specific issues, the underlying principles influencing the use of any PPE will be essentially the same as those specifically relating to RPE.

View full research report ‘RR746 – Review of occupational hygiene reports on suitability of RPE’