To have good durability and offer the desired security for a longer time, there must be a proper PPE Sanitation process. However, each piece of equipment has its instructions that must be followed not to damage the product.
The best way to know the ideal process for sanitizing each piece of equipment is to consult the manufacturer’s recommendations. However, some practices are common to several products, such as: constantly washing with neutral soap; drying in the shade; not storing the product wet; between others.
Specific Sanitization Tips:
Safety Gloves: when not disposable, wash gloves with neutral soap or dry at the end of the day. Do not store the product wet, and always let it dry in the shade. If necessary, have a second pair to switch.
Safety Shoes: when removing the shoes, leave the PPE “resting” in a dry and ventilated place. Do not expose the product to intense sunlight and wash it thoroughly every 15 days, 1 month, or as the manufacturer recommends. If you want to choose your safety shoes you can Click here (คลิกที่นี่ which is the term in Thai) to learn more about it.
Goggles: Some goggles can be washed with detergent and mild soap. Leave the glasses in the shade or use soft towels or paper towels to dry. Be careful not to use materials that could scratch or damage the lenses!
Safety Helmets: This PPE is simpler as it usually soils superficially. So, remember to use a damp cloth at the end of the day and leave the product in the shade and a cool place if your head is sweating.
Typically, helmet suspensions come with a sweat-absorbing strap in the forehead area that is easily removed and cleaned frequently.
Respirators: Respirator filters must be changed whenever necessary, and single-use equipment must be discarded. As for masks, you can use a damp cloth to remove excess dust or other contaminants.
Hearing Protectors: Hearing protectors and ear protectors must be sanitized daily, right after use. It contains natural secretions from the ears; it is essential to wash it thoroughly with mild soap or dry. Do not store the product if it is damp and always let it dry in the shade.
There are spare kits for some parts when it is saturated with many cleanings or due to the action of time. Consult at the time of purchase.