Principles of organisation and management

Personal protective equipment

Introduction

2.11.1

The use of personal protective equipment (PPE) is increasingly common in physical education, school sport and physical activity (PESSPA) sessions or situations. PPE refers to any device worn or held by an individual for protection against one or more health and safety hazards. The most common forms of PPE used in schools include mouth guards, shin pads, helmets, padding and swimming goggles.

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