DUBLIN--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/flczq8/personal) has announced the addition of the "Personal Protective Equipment in the Global Steel Industry-Outlook and Trends" report to their offering.
The objective of this strategic market insight is to assess current trends and future growth prospects for PPE use in the steel industry. The steel industry forms the backbone of the global economy and is the key to ensure economic and infrastructure development. This industry, however, presents one of the most challenging work environments because of the presence of a variety of physical, chemical, mechanical, and electrical hazards. The PPE segments covered include above-the neck protection (head, eye and face, and hearing), respiratory protection, protective gloves, protective clothing, protective footwear, fall protection, and gas detectors. The forecast period is from 2015 to 2019, with 2014 as the base year.
The steel industry forms the backbone of the global economy and is the key to ensure economic and infrastructure development. The industry, however, presents one of the most challenging work environments because of a presence of a variety of physical, chemical, mechanical, and electrical hazards.
Global steel producers increasingly seek to spread safety awareness and equip the workforce with quality PPE, with the intention to reduce the risk of liabilities and worker compensation costs.
The steel industry has experienced high consolidation activities over the last decade, accompanied by a steep increase in labor productivity and steel production output. Additionally, the industry faces stiff challenges with respect to overcapacity, volatile raw material costs, and low margins, all resulting in restrained growth in employment opportunities.
Key Topics Covered:
1. Executive Summary
2. Market Overview
3. Overview of the Steel Industry
4. Employment Overview
5. Occupational Health and Safety
6. Regulations and Standards
7. Drivers and Restraints
8. Types of Personal Protective Equipment
9. Above-the-neck Protection
10. Respiratory Protection
11. Protective Gloves
12. Protective Clothing
13. Protective Footwear
14. Fall Protection
15. Gas Detectors
16. Opportunities for Personal Protective Equipment in the Steel Industry
17. Competitive Factors and Distribution Trends
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