Personal Protective Equipment

Format: 2017-02-19
Format: 2017-02-19
January 20, 2016 | 59 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR8202

Market outlook of the global skin protective equipment market

Technavio’s market research analyst predicts the global skin protective equipment market to grow at a CAGR of approximately 7% by 2020. The skin protective equipment market is anticipated to grow at a steady pace owing to the rising awareness in mining and manufacturing industries. In these industries, many workplace hazards have taken place due to the negligence of workers working at their workplace. Consequently, different safety awareness training programs are being undertaken, which in turn will help to spread awareness about skin protective equipment.

In terms of geography, the Americas will account for a market share of more than 45% by 2020. The development of innovative products by vendors like 3M and Honeywell will help in the growth of this market. Moreover, factors like the Americas’ sustained economic recovery and the imposition of stringent regulations for industrial employee safety will foster market growth in this region during the predicted period.

Segmentation and analysis by product of global skin protective equipment market

  • Protective clothing
  • Hand protection
  • Protective footwear
  • Head, eye, and face protection

The hand protection equipment segment is the largest market segment in the global skin protective equipment market. This market segment presently accounts for a market share of more than 30% and is envisaged to further enhance its hold over the market by 2020 owing to the augmented demand for gloves in industrial and household applications.

Segmentation and analysis by end-user of global skin protective equipment market

  • Mining and manufacturing
  • Construction

January 06, 2016 | 75 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR7506

Market outlook of foot protective equipment

Technavio’s market research analyst predicts the global foot protective equipment (FPE) market to grow at a rate of 7% during the forecast period. The manufacturing and construction industry in the APAC region is undergoing radical upgradation in terms of work safety, thereby driving the demand for FPE over the forecast period.

The increased focus by the European Commission on the compliance with regulations and legislations is expected to drive the growth of the FPE market. Various organizations have been appointed to supervise the proper implementation of these directives such as the FIOH, the Norwegian Industrial Safety and Security Organization, and the Danish Association of Occupational Health and Safety Consultants. With these organizations working for safer workplaces, the FPE market is expected to benefit from stringent workplace safety regulations.

Competitive landscape and key vendors

The global foot protective equipment market is slightly fragmented due to the presence of small and medium-sized players. However, the market is dominated by the established manufacturers such as Dunlop, Honeywell, and Bata. Vendors in the market differentiate their products based on quality, functionality, and price.

The key vendors in the market are –

  • Bata
  • BBF Safety
  • Dunlop
  • Honeywell
  • Jonsson Workwear
  • Liberty Shoes

Other prominent vendors in the market include Ansell, ANBU Safety, Cat Footwear, J& K Ross, Mammoth Footwear, Norwest Safety, and Seton.

Segmentation by end users and


August 12, 2015 | 78 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR6854

About PPE
Personal protective equipment, commonly referred to as PPE, are worn to minimize exposure to hazards. PPE may range from pads and gloves to masks and shields. PPE are used in a wide variety of industries, such as manufacturing, chemicals, construction, oil and gas, food, and pharmaceuticals. Apart from the workplace, PPE are also used in sports and other recreational activities to reduce risk to personal health and safety. The choice of PPE depends on what the wearer is exposed to, the intensity of exposure, and the duration of exposure.

Technavio's analysts forecast the global PPE market to grow at a CAGR of 8.09 percent over the period 2014-2019.

Covered in this report
The global PPE market has been segmented on the basis of product type, end-users, and geography.

Technavio's report, Global PPE Market 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas, EMEA, and APAC; it also covers the global PPE market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion on the key vendors operating in this market.

Key regions
• Americas
• APAC
• EMEA

Key vendors
• 3M
• Alpha ProTech
• Ansell Healthcare Products
• Honeywell
• MSA Safety

Other prominent vendors
• Avon Rubber
• Eurosafe
• JSP 

Market driver
• Advances in technology
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Market challenge
• Quality-cost trade off
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Market trend
• Customization and comfort
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Key questions answered in this report


August 05, 2015 | 85 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR6755

About RPE
Personal protective equipment are products and accessories that ensure employee safety during on-site and off-site work. RPE is a type of personal protective equipment used in various commercial and industrial sectors to protect employees from contaminants, aerosolized chemicals, and harmful gases. They are also being extensively used by the general population to shield themselves from adverse effects of various airborne impurities encountered in day-to-day activities. In North America, the use of RPEs is mandatory under the OSHA directives Respiratory Protection Standard 1910.134, whereas in Europe the European Commission's Personal Protective Equipment Directive 89/656/EEC applies. The equipment is used in various sectors including healthcare, metals and mining, processing industry, construction, aerospace and defense, and fire services.

The market is expected to grow at a constant rate during the forecast period because of increased government emphasis on their usage at workplaces in developed economies. The growth of the market is further augmented by the increased need for protection of military and healthcare personnel owing to increased threat of chemical and biological warfare, and increase in outbreaks of rapidly spreading diseases.

Technavio's analysts forecast the global RPE market to grow at a CAGR of 6.23% in terms of revenue over the period 2014-2019.

Covered in this Report
The global RPE market can be divided based on application into: healthcare, metals and mining, processing industries, construction, aerospace and defense, and fire services. 

Technavio's report, Global RPE Market 2015-2019, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas, EMEA, and APAC; it also covers the global RPE market’s landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes


Market Definition and Growth Prospects:

Fall protection equipment is a type of personal protective equipment used in various commercial and industrial sectors to protect employees from injuries and mishaps when working from dangerous heights. In North America, the use of fall protection equipment is mandatory under OSHA directives STD 03-11-002, 29 CFR 1910, 29 CFR 1915, and 29 CFR 1917. Whereas in Europe, the PPE Directive 89/656/EEC by the EC is responsible for it. Fall protection equipment is used in various sectors, including Energy and Utility, Construction, Transportation, Telecom, and other industrial sectors. Rescue and access equipment, including absorbing lanyards, harnesses, climbing systems, rope grabs, and vertical lifelines, are some of the major equipment used in fall protection.  

The Global Fall Protection Equipment market is expected to grow at a CAGR of around 6 percent. North America leads this market as of 2014, accounting for a share of close to 38 percent, followed by Western Europe and the APAC region. As of 2014, the US is the largest contributor of the market in terms of revenue. All leading countries are mentioned in this report.

Driving Factors of the Fall Protection Equipment Market:

The increased demand for fall protection equipment from the Energy and Utility sector, especially in the Nordic region, is an important factor toward the growth of this market. The Shale gas boom in the developed countries in North America is also of the drivers of this market. The rapid growth of the Wind energy sector and the increased use of fall protection equipment in that sector is further fuelling the growth of the market. In addition, the increased focus on compliance with legislations and regulations in the developed countries is propelling the growth of the market.

Inhibiting Factors to the Growth of


September 10, 2014 | 102 Pages | SKU: IRTNTR4273

About PPE
 PPE products are used for employee safety purposes during on-site work in different industries such as Automobile, Construction, Healthcare, Energy, and others. The major types of PPE products are listed below:
• Protective Clothing
• Hand Protection Equipment
• Foot Protection Equipment
• Respiratory Protection Equipment
• Fall Protection Equipment
• Skin Protection Equipment
• Eye Protection Equipment
• Ear Protection Equipment
• Head Protection Equipment
TechNavio's analysts forecast the PPE Market in Nordic Region will grow at a CAGR of 6.39 percent over the period 2013-2018.

Covered in this Report
The PPE Market in Nordic Region market can be divided on the basis of product into following segments: Protective Clothing, Hand Protection Equipment, Foot Protection Equipment, Respiratory Protection Equipment, Fall Protection Equipment, Skin Protection Equipment, Eye Protection Equipment, Ear Protection Equipment, and Head Protection Equipment.
TechNavio's report, the PPE Market in Nordic Region market, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers Sweden, Norway, Finland, Denmark; it also covers the PPE Market in Nordic Region landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.

Key Countries
• Sweden
• Norway
• Finland
• Denmark

Key Vendors
• 3M Co.
• Drager AG & Co.
• Grolls AB
• Honeywell International LLC
• Kimberley-Clark Professional Corp.
• Kwintet AB
• Skylotec GmbH

Other Prominent Vendors
 • Ahlsell
• Albert E Olsen
• B&B Tools
• TST Sweden
• Wenaas