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Personal Protective Equipment Quiz

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Which of the following special purpose footwear should you wear to avoid a buildup of static electricity?
  • (A)  Safety toe shoes
  • (B)  Electrically conductive shoes
  • (C)  Foundry shoes
  • (D)  Metatarsal guards
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Hint:
These would be worn when working in an agricultural grain elevator.
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Correct answer is:
  • (B)  Electrically conductive shoes
Explanation:
Employees working in explosive and hazardous locations need to wear electrically conductive shoes, as they’ll pass the current along, so that static electricity does not build up on the body, which can cause sparks, explosion, or fire.
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