Personal Protective Equipment

The purpose of this Safety Bulletin is to provide Supervisors with a guide for instructing employees in the selection of appropriate clothing and certain types of personal protective equipment or PPE (other types are the subjects of separate bulletins). This bulletin also serves as a reference to guide employees as to what types of clothing […]

The purpose of this Safety Bulletin is to provide Supervisors with a guide for instructing employees in the selection of appropriate clothing and certain types of personal protective equipment (PPE). This bulletin also serves as a reference to guide employees as to what types of clothing and personal protective equipment are recommended for specific types […]

This WorkSafeBC booklet is an introduction to the proper use of personal fall protection equipment. This booklet outlines the safe use and limitations of personal fall protection equipment, including safety belts, harnesses, lanyards, and lifelines. To read the full document on WorkSafeBC’s website, and to print, click here (466 kB).

This WorkSafeBC manual, developed for employers, supervisors, and workers, describes different types of breathing hazards and respirators. It also explains how to choose, fit, and care for a respirator. In addition, the manual covers the essential elements of respirator programs. To read the full document on WorkSafeBC’s website, and to print, click here (3.41 MB).

Actsafe offers a Respirator Fit Testing service to organizations in B.C.’s motion picture and performing arts industries.  This service is provided by Reliable Mobile Hearing Testing. Respirators may be required when creating smoke or fog effects on interior sets or when working in locations with compromised air quality. Producer(s) are responsible for the purchase of […]



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