Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) are products designed to protect users from serious injuries which could be encountered at home, work and leisure. PPE protects individuals from hazard and injury in all areas of life:
At work: protective shoes, goggles.
At home: sunglasses, gardening gloves.
At leisure: helmets for cycling, roller-skating.
Personal protective equipment is covered by Annex II, Chapter XXII of the EEA Agreement.
DG Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs (DG GROWTH) - Personal Protective Equipment