Using PPE Safety Labels for your Covid-19 Materials
CS Labels | 15th September 2020
PPE Saftey Labels
Within the current, unprecedented situation regarding the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, it has become incredibly important for organizations to ensure that all relevant safety measures are taken. This extends to the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) in the workplace. Employers have various duties concerning the provision of PPE at work.
Not only that but it is incredibly important that all PPE and COVID-19 materials are properly labelled for the safety of everyone in the workplace.
The Importance Of PPE
There are a lot of different factors that go into making sure that your workplace is always safe. This includes making sure that workers are all fully trained on the correct procedures and providing them with all of the supervision that they need. Even with these things, it's still essential that your workers are provided with the clearest possible instructions possible.
Without these things, workers could suffer from injuries to the lungs, the head and feet, the eyes, and the skin. PPE is an essential step in reducing the risk of any of these things and ensuring that your workers are all fully cared for and safe at all times.
The Need for Clear Labelling
The process of understanding which PPE to use and how to correctly use it can be a complicated one. Because of that, it is essential that every piece of PPE used in your organization is clearly labelled. All of your workers should be trained in the use of any PPE but that does not mean that you no longer have any duty to provide clear and readable instructions to them at all times.
This is where the need for clear labelling comes in. For your workers to be as safe and responsible as possible, they have to be sure of exactly what they are working with at all times. Otherwise, they could end up putting themselves at risk without realizing it, something for which you will very likely be liable.
The Benefits of Labels
Signage of any kind is essential when ensuring that workers are using all PPE correctly. However, safety labels have some specific advantages and benefits that it is worth keeping in mind. For one thing, they are often far cheaper than signs. This is a significant factor when the current COVID-19 pandemic has so heavily impacted many businesses and the cost of PPE is something that you will likely already be factoring in.
Not only that but the guidelines on PPE are often being changed and updated with new information. This means that you want to be able to update your instructions as well. Digitally printed labels are incredibly easy to update when compared to signs.
The Final Print
PPE labels are essential for any workplace, particularly those handling potentially sensitive materials. If you have any questions about our PPE safety labels, get in touch today and speak to a member of the CS Labels team on 01902 365840 or send us an email on firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to hearing from you.
PPE Saftey Label