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Disaster Cleanup and Recovery PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) Matrix

Occupational Safety and Health Administration [U.S. Department of Labor]. 10/2016 This two-page document and matrix will assist employers in determining the personal protective equipment (PPE) needed for the hazards that workers engaged in disaster cleanup and recovery activities may be exposed to. It also discusses respiratory protection, and sanitation and hygiene. (PDF)
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