Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Symbols

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Symbols

Symbols may also be used to identify the types of personal protective equipment which should be used with a particular substance. Samples of those in use at TRU are provided below:

goggles Chemical splash goggles
faces Face shield
apron Protective apron
dust Disposable dust mask
resp Chemical cartridge respirator
supair Supplied air respirator
gloves Chemical resistant gloves
boots Chemical protective footwear
tyvek Full body protective clothing
labcoat Lab coat
fume Fume hood