The brain as PPE – Part 1: Is it time to ReThink Safety

In safety we often talk about the importance of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and when we do, we talk about safety boots, high visibility clothing, hearing protection, eye protection, head protection, breathing apparatus etc. but do we really need to have PPE? In a perfect world, maybe not but then again we are a long way from being ‘a perfect world’, so we usually end up with a requirement for PPE when we have identified a hazard, assessed the risk and worked through the hierarchy of controls or do we? During the many years I have spent as a safety professional even dating back to my days […]

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