RECENT DISCOVERIES IN PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENTS
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2020, Volume 7, Issue 1, Pages 1166-1173
AbstractIn the Human sphere of life, Protection is defined as any measure taken to guard or protect an object or a human against any kind of Physical, Chemical and Biological hazards. Personal protective equipments are the equipments that offer complete protection against these kinds of hazards.They are designed in such a way that they ensure one’s safety to the fullest. The hazards addressed by protective equipments include physical, electrical, heat, chemicals, Bio hazard and airborne particulate.They are routinely used by Health care Professionals for preliminary protection. They enhance Occupational safety and also impose a barrier between the user and the environment. A Tremendous number of personal protective equipments had been invented in the last two decades. This review article has studied more than 55 articles on Personal protective Equipments. The article discusses such equipments that are needed for self protection of mankind which includes Face protective, Eye protective, Head protective, Ear protective, Ballistic protective and Foot protective equipments.
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