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Personal Protective Equipment In The U.S.

Table 3-18: Projected U.S. shipments of body protection/clothing for the period 2012 through 2022 (US $ million)

Table 3-19: Projected U.S. shipments of hand & foot protection for the period 2012 through 2022

Table 3-20: Project U.S. shipments of head & face protection for the period 2012 through 2022 (US $ million)

Table 3-21: Projected U.S shipments of respiratory protection for the period 2012 through 2022 (US $ million)

Chapter 4 Trends

Economic Factors

Table 4-1: Change in GDP, 2001 - 2011

Global Economic Factors

Table 4-2: Historical and forecast global real gross domestic product (percentage change over previous period)

Rising Manufacturing Costs

Commodity Price Increases

Figure 4-1: 13-month percentage changes in coarse wool prices

Figure 4-2: 13-month percentage changes in fine wool prices

Figure 4-3: 13-month percentage changes in cotton prices

Figure 4-4: 13-month percentage changes in leather hide prices

Figure 4-5: 13-Month Percentage Changes in Plastic Prices

Figure 4-6: 13-Month Percentage Changes in Rubber Prices

Producer Price Index

Table 4-3: 2002 through 2011 Historical Produce Price Index – Commodities (1-month percent change)

Labor Costs

Employment Trends in Key PPE Markets

Table 4-4: Total Employment by Selected Occupation Sectors 2010 and Projected Employment in 2020 (in thousands)

Workplace Injury, Illness and Fatality Trends

Table 4-5: Summary of Private Industry Incident Rates (Source: BLS)

Occupational Injuries & Illnesses

Table 4-6: Number of recordable cases, 2008 – 2010

Table 4-7: Leading event or exposure for selected occupations, all ownerships, 2010

Table 4-8: Selected part of body median days away from work

Table 4-9: 2010 Percent of total MSDs

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An aging workforce

Preparing for an Aging Workforce

Accommodations for Aging Workforce

Health & Obesity Concerns

The Cost of Being Overweight

Obesity and PPE

Rising Insurance Costs

Figure 4-7: Average Annual Increase in Family Health Insurance Premiums Compared to Other Indicators, 2000 – 2011.

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