High Demand of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Interest in the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Clothing, Gear and Armour Market has been consistently on the rise in the recent times due to numerous reasons..
What is Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)?
Infection prevention and control measures include, among other measures: hand hygiene, personal protective equipment and waste management materials.
The Protective equipment consists of garments placed to protect the health care workers or any other persons to get infected.
These usually consist of standard precautions: gloves, mask, gown. If it is blood or airborne high infections, will include: Face protection, goggles and mask or faceshield, gloves, gown or coverall, head cover, rubber boots
Interest in the Advanced Protective Clothing, Gear and Armour Market has been consistently on the rise in the recent times due to numerous reasons.
Proper use of personal protective equipment?
All personal protective equipment should be safely designed and constructed, and should be maintained in a clean and reliable fashion.
It should fit comfortably, encouraging worker use. If the personal protective equipment does not fit properly, it can make the difference between being safely covered or dangerously exposed.
When engineering, work practice, and administrative controls are not feasible or do not provide sufficient protection, employers must provide personal protective equipment to their workers and ensure its proper use.
Employers are also required to train each worker required to use personal protective equipment to know:
- When it is necessary
- What kind is necessary
- How to properly put it on, adjust, wear and take it off
- The limitations of the equipment
- Proper care, maintenance, useful life, and disposal of the equipment
If PPE is to be used, a PPE program should be implemented. This program should address the hazards present; the selection, maintenance, and use of PPE; the training of employees; and monitoring of the program to ensure its ongoing effectiveness.
The primary driving factors of the phenomenal growth of the market is the emphasis being laid to reduce professional hazards and increase safety and protection of the workforce.
Recent Governmental Policies and Standards have re-instated the need for accountability in hazardous events or accidents at work sites.
This has led corporates and multinationals to take initiatives by introducing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Clothing as part of the industry standard and norm.
The Protective Gear and Armour market is big, complex and fragmented. The current focus is on designing, manufacturing and production, rather than on supplying and distributing. Clearly, the market is yet to reach its optimum potential.
Market of Personal protective Equipment (PPE)
The market can be segmented based on Type, Users (Industrial and Personal users), Industry (Military, Commercial, Industrial, Science and Technology, Agriculture and Forestry, Domestic, Utilities etc.), nature of hazards (Extreme cold or hot events, ballistic and mechanical, chemical, biological and Radiation), Material (Kevlar, Nomex, Polymide, Fiberglass, Flame Retardant Cotton etc.) and Geography.
The report consists of a detailed account of the Personal Protective Equipment and Clothing (PPEC) market, its size, share, volume, Industry Policy and Standards, changing Industry dynamics, innovation in technologies, fabrics, raw materials, Investment opportunities, future trends and projections.
An in-depth analysis and quantitative assessment based on each product segment : Primary (Gear, Armour , Gloves, Respirators and Breathing sets, Helmets, Protective suits, Shields, Goggles and Faceshields, Protective and Padded vests) and Ancillary (Heads, Caps, Masks) is included in the report.
The leading players in the PPEC market are 3M, Kimberly-Clark, Royal TanCate, Honey International and Teijin Armid. Small, regional players and new entrants have also gained visibility in the market over the past decade.
Company profiles, products and services, business models, key strategies, developments and takeovers and acquisitions have been elucidated in the report for a holistic understanding of the market and for aiding in making more informed business decisions.