Safety Equipment Inventory

Professional Min/Max Inventory Control

Direct First Aid & Safety will evaluate your inventory levels for safety equipment with each service visit. This includes ensuring you have only the right amount of these daily-use items:

  • Ear protection
  • Eye protection
  • Head protection
  • Respiratory protection

We’ll also inspect the condition of other safety equipment such as lanyards and harnesses, emergency blankets, safety signage, and more.

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Provide for Your Employees

OSHA regulations requiring ear, eye, head, hearing, and respiratory protection are as follows:

It has been long-understood that employers must pay for employees’ safety equipment, including the four categories mentioned above, among others.

A clarification document was issued in 2008 stating: “On May 15, 2008, a new OSHA rule about employer payment for PPE went into effect. With few exceptions, OSHA now requires employers to pay for personal protective equipment (PPE) used to comply with OSHA standards. The final rule does not create new requirements regarding what PPE employers must provide.

“The standard makes clear that employers cannot require workers to provide their own PPE and the worker’s use of PPE they already own must be completely voluntary. Even when a worker provides his or her own PPE, the employer must ensure that the equipment is adequate to protect the worker from hazards at the workplace.”