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Protective Equipment

WASHINGTON (CN) - The Occupational Safety and Health Administration requires employers to provide personal protective equipment, or PPEs, to its employees. Now,a new Federal Regulation clarifies that the employer must provide them at no cost to the employee.

Exceptions are everyday clothing, ordinary safety-toe footwear and prescription safety eyewear worn off the job, metatarsal protection integrated in shoes, and certain logging boots. Click here for details and other new regulations.

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