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January 26, 2021

Control measure - Personal protective equipment

Formatting revised


September 21, 2020

Strategic Action - Provide appropriate accommodation (storage) for PPE when it is not being used

Minor change - Revised wording


July 03, 2020

Tactical Action - Ensure that personnel have access to the appropriate PPE

Tactical Action -   Identify when dirt, contamination or damage may affect the performance of PPE  


June 29, 2020

Control measure - Personal protective equipment


April 16, 2018

Strategic Action - Have suitable arrangements for the cleaning and maintenance of PPE in accordance with the manufacturer's instructions


February 20, 2018

Control measure - Personal protective equipment (PPE)

Hyperlink added to RPE


September 26, 2017

Control measure - Personal protective equipment (PPE)

Hyperlink added to RPE


September 15, 2017

Strategic Action - Have suitable arrangements for the cleaning and maintenance of PPE in accordance with manufacturer’s instructions

Strategic Action - Ensure that there are suitable arrangements to support the replenishment of PPE

Tactical Action - Ensure the appropriate PPE is maintained throughout the incident based on an assessment of risk

Tactical Action - Recognise the potential contamination of equipment and PPE and follow service procedures

Tactical Action - Check the condition and serviceability of PPE when assessing operational readiness for redeployment

Strategic Action - Provide appropriate accommodation for personal protective equipment when not in use


September 11, 2017

Control measure - Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) and/or respiratory protective equipment (RPE)