Personal protective equipment (PPE) enables work at hazardous workplaces to be carried out safely in cases where organizational or adequate technical measures for protection are not possible. The use of new materials and smart and innovative approaches enables solutions to be developed that substantially improve safety and health at work.
What conventional measures for personal protection have proven effective? What innovations can be expected to reach the market in the near future? What new products for personal protection have been created for example by digitalization (e.g. exoskeletons, smart glasses, intelligent PPE), and how are they integrated into day-to-day operations as part of the risk assessment?