A 1997 cost analysis at the US Air Forces' Robins Air Force Base revealed that 39% of costs associated with stripping and painting parts was linked to an environment, safety, and occupational health (ESOH) activity or requirement, and about 43% of the ESOH costs were traced to the time required for donning, doffing, and maintaining Personal Protection Equipment (PPE), e.g. airline respirators, coveralls, gloves, and chemical resistant rubber boots. 35% of work time was related to PPE activities...

BPIR Categories

9.6.5 Manage workplace cleanliness, health & safety
6.4.1 Improve process/service performance
15.5.3 Activities to reduce & prevent nuisance/harm

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