Personal Protective Equipment

The purpose of the Personal Protective Equipment Plan is to assist supervisors and employees with the identification, selection, and use of personal protective equipment (PPE).  This plan is developed in accordance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) standard 1910 Subpart I.

Deans, Directors, Department Chairs, Department Managers, Principal Investigators and supervisors at Tufts University must review the Personal Protective Equipment Plan for Tufts University.

  • They shall complete the Certification of Hazard Assessment and Personal Protective Evaluation (Hazard Assessment Form), found in Appendix A.
  • They must also train employees in personal protective equipment and complete the Tufts University’s Record of Training form.

Plans, Forms, and Guides

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Plan for Tufts University
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Hazard Assessment Form
Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) Selection Guide
Hearing Conservation Program at Tufts University
Respiratory Protection Program

Additional Guidance on Selecting Chemical Resistant Gloves

Ansell Protective Products –  SpecWare Online Chemical Hand Protection: Helpful tool for selection of proper gloves based on intended chemical use.
Grainger Chemical Resistance GuidanceHelpful guidance for selecting gloves based on intended chemical use.
Canadian Center for Occupational Health and SafetyHelpful guidance for selecting and using gloves.