Increasing Awareness about Worker Safety Driving Global Personal Protective Equipment Market

Published By : 11 Mar 2016 | Published By : QYRESEARCH

Taking care of the safety of workers at any industry, manufacturing unit, or elsewhere is a priority for the owners. With many safety equipment and personal protective gears being introduced by leading players, people have become a bit more relaxed and comfortable to work at various industrial locations. Factors such as increasing awareness about worker safety, approval from regulatory bodies for the use of personal protective equipment, and the increasing demand for personal protective equipment from various industries are predicted to propel the global personal protective equipment market in the years to come.

What would Hamper Growth of Global Personal Protective Equipment Market?

The demand for personal protective equipment has been constantly growing from the oil and gas sector over the past few years. Untapped market across many regions is predicted to create new growth opportunities in the global market for personal protective equipment market. However, a few factors are expected to hamper the growth of the global personal protective equipment market in the next few years. 

  • Availability of inexpensive local personal protective devices is expected to reduce the demand for branded devices
  • Automation of production procedures might reduce the need for manpower, thus reduce the need for personal protective equipment

The demand for personal protective devices including head protection, eye and face protection, respiratory protection, professional footwear, fall protection, hearing protection, and others has been increasing over the past few years. Considering the number of industrial and construction projects lined up in the pipeline, Saudi Arabia is expected to lead the global personal protective equipment in the years to come. The adoption of advanced technology has helped leading players introduce innovative personal protective equipment in the global market. 

Going forward, leading players are expected to concentrate on new products that would protect workers working in various industries such as oil and gas, construction, chemicals, and manufacturing. Considering the increasing occurrence of accidents at the workplace, governments of many countries and other regulatory bodies have made it mandatory to use personal protective equipment in the field of work. Footwear, being one of the important personal protective equipment, is expected to register maximum demand in all industries in the years to come.

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