Personal Protective Equipment: Then and Now

May 9, 2016
Take a look at how the items used to protect workers on the job have changed over the years.

Let's face it, the electrical industry can be a pretty dangerous place to work. Luckily, there's a lot of great personal protective equipment (PPE) out there to help keep workers as safe as possible while on the job. This photo gallery explores how PPE has evolved from the use of animal bladders (eww) and beeswax to the high-tech items that help protect today's employees.

Opening Photo: Copyright Hulton Archive, Getty Images

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