Personal protective equipment (PPE)

Personal protective equipment (PPE) is anything a worker uses or wears to keep them healthy and safe. 

The person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) gives PPE to workers, unless their labour hire company or agency already gave it to them. Workers must use their PPE as instructed by their PCBU. 

Click on the supporting information below about what your duties as a PCBU are when providing PPE for your workers. 

Supporting information