The term PPE, or Personal Protective Equipment, refers to protective clothing, respirators, goggles, hard hats, gloves, and other garments or equipment worn to protect an individual from injury and harm.
The first homicide in human history is recorded in the Bible. In the fourth chapter of the book of Genesis, it is written that Cain rose against his brother Abel and killed him. Later in the tenth verse, God says, “The voice of your brother’s blood cries out to me from the ground.”
Ever since Dr. Michael Berry published his guide for the cleaning and restoration industry entitled: Protecting the Built Environment: Cleaning for Health (Tricomm 21st Press,” 1993), I have seen a shift in the way professional cleaners and restorers manage pollutants in the built environment.