Global Personal Protective Equipment Market Size, share and Industry Analysis Report By Product (Head [Safety Helmets & Hard Hats, Bump Caps], Eye & Face Protection [Face Protection, Eye Protection – Plano], Hearing Protection [Cap Mounted, Over the Head Type, Disposable], Protective Clothing [Flame Retardant Apparel, Chemical Defending Garment, High Visibility Clothing], Respiratory Protection [SCBA – Fire Service, SCBA – Industrial, APR – Disposable, Emergency Escape Devices], Protective Footwear, Fall Protection [Personal Systems, Engineered Systems], Hand Protection), By Application (Construction, Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, Chemicals, Pharmaceutical, Food, Transportation), Country Outlook, Competitive Market Share and Forecast, 2021 – 2027

Published Date: Jun 2021  |  Report ID: GMI373  |  Authors: Kunal Ahuja, Sonal Singh

Report Format: PDF   |   Pages: 460   |   Base Year: 2020




Summary Table of Contents Industry Coverage Methodology

Industry Overview

Global personal protective equipment market size was over USD 55 billion in 2020 and is estimated to grow at 9.5% CAGR between 2021 and 2027. Increasing consumer awareness regarding the importance of health and safety coupled with essential mandates at workplaces regarding wearing personal protective equipment (PPE) to avoid accidents and fatal incidences in commercial premises is likely to raise the market over the forecast period.
 

Increasing instances of accidents and injuries to workforce owing to the lack of precautions adopted for maintaining personal safety ad hygiene in manufacturing plants is expected to further raise awareness among workers and factory owners regarding the importance of equipping factory personnel with PPE. The high rate of occupational accidents at workplace is expected to open up new growth opportunities for personal protective equipment market during the forecasted timeframe.
 

PPE Market Outlook

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The sudden occurrence and rapid rate of transmission of infectious diseases such as COVID-19 has compelled employers across the globe to exercise strict control over worker safety and security measures, in turn raising the demand for PPE and contributing to growth of the market. Moreover, stringent regulations being enforced by governments of different countries across the world to prevent further transmission of the coronavirus infection among public health workers such as the Families First Coronavirus Response Act should further foster the PPE market growth over the assessment period.
 

Increasing risk of health hazards owing to exposure to radiation, heat and fumes during industrial processes should boost the market growth

Respiratory protection equipment market was valued at over USD 8 Billion in 2020 and is expected to witness considerable growth between 2021 and 2027. Increasing instances of serious health risks such as pulmonary diseases, cancer, vision loss, and skin irritation to workers due to constant exposure to radiations, heat, fumes and hazardous chemicals emitted during industrial processes are likely to raise the demand for hand protection and respiratory protection equipment and propel the personal protective equipment market outlook over the forecast period.
 

PPE Market by Respiratory Protection Equipment Market

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High levels of silica dust and toxic fumes being emitted from different construction and demolition activities such as sandblasting, masonry work, tunnelling, road laying, mixing of cement and concrete, jack hammering and rock drilling & grinding is expected to further raise the global personal protective equipment market.
 

Increasing occurrences of fire outbreaks, especially on construction, mining and oil & gas sites is likely to raise the demand for self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) from firefighters and rescue workers. Moreover, increasing technological innovations in the design of the SCBA such as inclusion of a Personal Alert Safety System (PASS) for ease of tracking fire fighters should further promote growth of the respiratory protection equipment market over the foreseeable timeframe. SCBA-Fire Service respiratory protection equipment was valued at over USD 260 Million in 2020 and is expected to witness growth at the rate of 9.6% over the assessment period.
 

High risk of transmission of infectious pathogens while handling medical equipment such as X-ray and MRI should raise the demand for hand protection equipment such as gloves and scale-up growth of the personal protective equipment (PPE) market outlook over the forecast period. Hand protection market size was over USD 13 billion in 2020 and is estimated to grow at 8.5% CAGR between 2021 and 2027
 

Increasing exposure to hazardous chemicals and toxic vapours in manufacturing industries and chemical plants to escalate the PPE demand

PPE Market by Manufacturing Industry

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The manufacturing end-uses industry value was estimated to be over USD 11 Billion in 2020 and is expected to grow at 10% CAGR over the forecast period. Increasing risk factor involved in operating such equipment is likely to demand the use of different eye and face protection equipment such as welding helmet, hand shields or goggles. The global eye and face protection equipment market is projected to witness considerable growth at a CAGR of 9.4% over the forecast period.
 

Increasing instances of worker injury through direct contact of hazardous chemicals with skin, by inhalation of toxic vapours, dusts or fumes and by ingestion of chemicals is likely to promote the use of personal protective equipment (PPE). Research has shown that wearing gloves reduces the relative risk of hand injury by about 60%.
 

Chemical end use industry was valued at over USD 6 Billion in 2020 and is expected to grow at a CAGR of 9.3% between 2021 and 2027. Increasing number of chemical manufacturing plants being set up in different countries of the world should further raise product demand from the chemical sector and stimulate growth of the market during the forecast timeframe.
 

Rising occupational fatalities coupled with increasing product demand from the booming oil & gas industry to drive market growth in North American region

PPE Market by Region

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North America emerged as a dominant region with a market value of over USD 20 Billion in 2020 which should escalate market growth at a CAGR of 9.4% over the forecast period owing to the rapid growth of the oil & gas sector with increasing shale gas extraction activities being undertaken in the region.
 

Personal protective equipment (PPE) market from oil & gas industry in North America is projected to grow at a CAGR of 10.9% over the forecast period, which is expected to in turn provide significant opportunities for the growth of PPE in the region. Along with this, rapidly booming refining, automotive and metal manufacturing industries in the U.S. has increased the demand for high-performance protective gears for highly vulnerable workers.
 

Along with above factor, favourable regulatory scenario owing to the presence of well-established regulatory bodies and testing organizations such as ASTM International and the American National Standards Institute is expected to further stimulate growth of North America Personal Protective Equipment market over the assessment period.  
 

Increasing adoption of growth strategies by industry participants such as partnerships for new product development to accelerate market competitiveness

Key players operating in the global personal protective equipment industry are Honeywell International, Inc., Ansell Ltd., 3M Company, JAL Group France SAS, Alfa ProTech, UVEX Safety, Group GmbH, Avon Protective Systems, Inc., COFRA S.R.L., Rock Fall Limited, Oftenrich Holdings Company Limited (Golden Chang), MSA Company, DuPont de Nemours, Inc., BartelsRieger Atemschutztechnik GmbH & Co. and Radiance, among others.
 

Companies are engaged in entering into partnership with other market players to combine the technological capabilities of the two companies for new product development. For instance, in March 2020, Ansell announced a partnership with Modjoul for the development of hand protection solutions using motion-ergonomics. Modjoul is a company providing IoT solutions and analytics based in South Carolina. This partnership would enable the company to introduce IoT in hand protection solutions for ensuring a better user experience.
 

The global personal protective equipment market report includes in-depth coverage of the industry with estimates & forecast in terms of revenue in USD Million from 2016 to 2027 for the following segments:

By Product

  • Head Protection
    • Safety Helmets & Hard Hats
    • Bump Caps
  • Eye & Face Protection
    • Face Protection
    • Eye Protection-Plano
  • Hearing Protection
    • Cap mounted
    • Over the head type
    • Disposable
  • Protective Clothing
    • Flame retardant apparel
    • Chemical defending garment
    • High visibility clothing
  • Respiratory Protection
    • SCBA-Fire Service
    • SCBA-Industrial
    • APR-Disposable
    • Emergency Escape Devices
  • Protective Footwear
  • Fall Protection
    • Personal Systems
    • Engineered Systems
  • Hand Protection
  • Others

By Application

  • Construction
  • Manufacturing
  • Oil & Gas
  • Chemicals
  • Food
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Transportation
  • Others

The above information has been provided for the following countries:

By Region

  • North America
    • U.S.
    • Canada
    • Mexico
  • Europe
    • Germany
    • UK
    • France
    • Italy
    • Russia
    • Spain
    • Poland
  • Asia Pacific
    • China
    • India
    • Japan
    • New Zealand
    • Australia
    • Malaysia
    • Thailand
  • Latin America
    • Brazil
    • Argentina
  • Middle East & Africa
    • South Africa
    • Saudi Arabia
    • UAE

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) :

Global personal protective equipment market size had surpassed USD 55 billion in 2020 and will witness a CAGR of 9.5% over 2021-2027.
U.S. personal protective equipment was valued at over USD 20 Billion in 2020 and will record a CAGR of 9.4% through 2027 with significant expansion of the oil & gas sector in the country.
Respiratory protective equipment segment was valued at over USD 8 Billion in 2020 and will witness growth driven by rising cases of serious diseases among workers caused by radiations, heat and hazardous chemicals exposure in industries.
Manufacturing industry segment was valued at over USD 11 Billion in 2020 and will record CAGR of 10% through 2027 with rising demand for eye and face protection equipment in these industries.
Hand protection segment was valued at USD 13 billion in 2020 and will observe a CAGR of 8.5% through 2027 due to high risk of transmission of infectious pathogens while handling medical equipment.

Premium Report Details

  • Published Date: Jun 2021
  • Pages: 460
  • Tables: 652
  • Charts / Figures: 58
  • Companies covered: 18
  • Countries covered: 5

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