HSE – L25 – Personal Protective Equipment at Work – revised edition


Employers’ responsibilities to workers on providing PPE changed on 6 April 2022. This guidance explains how you can comply with the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992 (PPER 1992) as amended by the Personal Protective Equipment at Work (Amendment) Regulations 2022 (PPER 2022).


Under PPER 2022, employers’ and employees’ duties and responsibilities under PPER 1992 are unchanged but will extend to limb (b) workers, as defined in PPER 2022.


If PPE is required, employers must ensure their workers (including limb (b) workers) have sufficient information, instruction, and training on the use of PPE.

This document explains these changes, and the new responsibilities employers and employees must consider.


HSE April 2022


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Personal protective equipment at work : 'Personal protective equipment at work regulations 1992' (as amended) : guidance on regulations (ACOP) (L25)

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