Personal protection in general
First of all, it is essential to protect sensitive parts of the body.
Firstly, protect your head. Helmets are used to protect against falling objects or shocks. At height, the fitter will use a chin strap in addition to the helmet to prevent it from being lost during the operation.
Next, eye protection is essential. Depending on the uses, the covered area of the face will be more or less important. For example, protective glasses will avoid direct contact with the eyes during projections or splinters. This device only protects the eyes, while the protective shield covers the entire face.
Hands and feet deserve special attention during any work. The gloves provide mechanical protection against cuts, abrasions and punctures, while the mechanical protection of the shoes protects against crushing, slipping and the risk of punctures.
There are also protective devices for specific work, in particular hearing helmets for work in noise disturbance areas or even masks in the case of dusty spaces …