Section 15-1. General requirements for the use of personal protective equipment

The employer shall make adequate personal protective equipment available to the employees if the risk of harm to life or health cannot be avoided using technical installations in the workplace, by changing work methods or by changing work processes.
The employer shall ensure that personal protective equipment is used when adequate protection of the employees' safety, health and welfare cannot be achieved in another manner.
The requirement also applies to undertakings in the building and construction industry with no employees.