Personal Protective Equipment In The U.S.
The Regulatory Environment
OSHA's Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP)Figure 1-1: Top 15 Industries in the VPP (Federal) as of January 31, 2012 OSHA Inspections MSHA NFPA ANSI PPE Standards Employer Duty to Pay Methodology Figure 1-2: U.S. Market for Personal Protective Equipment, 2002 through 2011 (in US $ million) Historical sales by product category Table 1-1: Historical PPE Sales for the period from 2007 through 2011 (US $ millions) Table 1-2: Year-to-year sales growth by category 2007 through 2011 (%) Projected sales growth Figure 1-3: Projected U.S. PPE sales growth from 2012 through 2017 (US $ million) Table 1-3: Projected year-to-year sales growth for the period 2012 through 2017 (%) Table 1-4: Projected changes in market share by category for the period 2012 through 2017 (%) Table 1-5: Projected U.S. shipments of body protection/clothing for the period 2012 through 2017 (US $ million) Economic Factors Table 1-6: Change in GDP, 2001 - 2011 Global Economic Factors Table 1-7: Historical and forecast global real gross domestic product (percentage change over previous period) Rising Manufacturing Costs Commodity Price Increases Figure 1-4: 13-month percentage changes in coarse wool prices Figure 1-5: 13-month percentage changes in fine wool prices Figure 1-6: 3-month percentage changes in cotton prices Figure 1-7: 13-month percentage changes in leather hide prices Figure 1-8: 13-Month Percentage Changes in Plastic Prices Figure 1-9: 13-Month Percentage Changes in Rubber Prices Workplace Injury, Illness and Fatality Trends Table 1-8: Summary of Private Industry Incident Rates (Source: BLS) Occupational Injuries & Illnesses Table 1-9: Number of recordable cases, 2008 – 2010. Table 1-10: Leading event or exposure for selected occupations, all ownerships, 2010 Preparing for an Aging Workforce Obesity and PPE Rising Insurance Costs Figure 1-10: Average Annual Increase in Family Health Insurance Premiums Compared to Other Indicators, 2000 – 2011.
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