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Personnel Protection Equipment (PPE) requirements

Your chosen contractor must adhere to the following PPE requirements:

Description
Specification
General roadworker
(working on any speed of road)
General roadworker
(working on any road at night) 
Face protection
Polycarbonate full face visor to EN166 139B
If required as part of the task being performed
If required as part of the task being performed
Eye protection
Spectacles to EN 166 1F
Must be worn
Must be worn
Eye protection
Goggles to EN 166 1B
As required according to task and RAMS
As required according to task and RAMS
Hi Vis jacket
Class 3 EN ISO 20471
Must be worn
Must be worn
Hi Vis trousers
Class 3 EN ISO 20471
Must be worn
Must be worn
Gloves
EN 388
Must be worn - type according to task and RAMS
Must be worn - type according to task and RAMS
Safety footwear
EN ISO 20345
Must be worn - type according to task and RAMS
Must be worn - type according to task and RAMS
Hard hat
EN 397 / EN 166
Must be worn
Must be worn
Ear muffs / plugs
EN 352-1 / EN 352-2
When using equipment as per the requirements of the RAMS
When using equipment as per the requirements of the RAMS
RAMS=Risk Assessments and Method Statements