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Personal Protective Equipment

The best means of protecting personnel from hazard exposure in the workplace is to eliminate the hazard. When this is not possible, engineering controls shall be the method of choice to eliminate or minimize hazard exposure in the workplace. When neither of these methods can be employed, activities shall implement a personal protective equipment (PPE) program to reduce or eliminate personnel exposure to hazards.

The guiding Navy document for requirements of the Personal Protective Equipment Program is OPNAVINST 5100.23 (series), chapter 20.

Universal Fit Foam Earplugs

The newest generation of Sound Guard PVC foam earplugs, which are just now being shipped to Defense Supply Center Philadelphia is congressionally mandated when ordering universal fit foam earplugs. 
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