Personal Protective Equipment Market size worth over $79bn by 2025

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Market size is set to surpass USD 79 billion by 2025; according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc.

Personal protective equipment (PPE) is a protective gear that ensures safety and basic health protection of workers. It is basically a tool worn by individuals working in an injury prone environment. PPE includes array of protective gears including protective apparels and other work accessories that are designed to create a barrier against workplace hazards. Although, PPE does not completely eliminate the hazard, it reduces the impact and prevents severe injuries.


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Training programs by regulatory bodies will facilitate PPE demand

Training programs are made mandate by severely regulatory bodies to impart basic procedures and safety rules to both employers and employees. For instance, OSHA requires employers to frequently assess workplace environment to determine if hazards are present or are likely to be present which will translate to requirements of PPE. In injury prone areas, the right application and use of PPE will reduce impact of injuries in the workplace.

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The training programs also provides framework of how to use and maintain PPE. It ensures that fully encapsulated suits or hard hats are to be worn properly and maintained appropriately so that employers can ensure full value proposition of their purchases. Several other attributes of the training program includes type of PPE necessary as per workplace environment, and guidelines for wearing, adjusting, disposing and replacing PPE’s.

Browse key industry insights spread across 495 pages with 650 market data tables and 60 figures & charts from the report, “(PPE) Personal Protective Equipment Market Size 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), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2019 – 2025” in detail along with the table of contents:

Functionality of head gears in various industries remains a key factor for PPE demand

Head protection market is expected to grow at CAGR of over 7% from 2019 to 2025. Head protection includes protective hats that are worn to minimize the impact blows. These protective hats should be able to withstand penetration, absorb the shock of blow and should also provide resistance against electric shocks. Protective caps and hats are certified under American National Standard Institute (ANSI) certification. Different class and designation for protective hats under ANSI certification includes Type1, Type2, Class A, Class B, and Class C.

High fatality rate in oil & gas industry will spur personal protective equipment market demand

Oil & gas industry require different PPE gears such as eye, hearing, foot, hand and protective clothing. As per world bank report, around 800 oil & gas extraction workers were killed on job for the period between 2003 to 2010. Products in the oil & gas industry are flammable, and corrosive owing to which PPE are required to protect workers from different hazards. Safety glasses are utmost essential in the oil & gas industry to provide eye protection from harmful light radiation, molten metal, hazardous gases, liquids, acids or vapors.

Europe will remain attractive demand hub for PPE gears due to stringent regulatory pressures

The Europe PPE market share has stringent regulations for the use of different protective gears. REACH directs and regulates legislations for the workers’ safety. Health & Safety Executive (HSE) provides a regulatory framework for workplace health and safety in Great Britain for hazards related to hands and arms such as abrasion, cuts & punctures, extreme temperature, chemicals, electric shock, vibration, radiation, biological agents, and prolonged immersion in water.

The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work directs regulations for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) with the Basic Health & Safety Requirements (BHSRs) of the EC Personal Protective Equipment Directive (89/686/EEC). The directive specifies Essential Health and Safety Requirements (EHSRs) for PPE tools and accessories.

Key industry players operating in PPE market share are Alpha Pro Tech, Honeywell International, Inc., Ansell Ltd, and 3M. These companies are utilizing various strategies such as strategic mergers & acquisitions, partnerships and collaborations, supply chain agreements and new product development to gain significant share in the market. For instance, in August 2015, 3M acquired Capital Safety from KKR to meet the demand of personal protective equipment.

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