Global Above the Neck PPE Market 2017-2021
About Above the Neck PPE
Above the neck PPE is an essential part of the overall personal protective equipment (PPE) market. Above the neck PPE mainly consists of head protection, face protection, hearing protection, respiratory protection, and eye protection equipment. PPE comprises products that are worn by workers to protect themselves from occupational hazards. PPE is used in several industries such as manufacturing, construction, chemical, oil and gas, food processing, pharmaceuticals. PPE is used across these end-user industries to prevent life-threatening injuries that can result from factors such as low visibility, explosions, noise, chemicals, cuts, airborne particles, abrasions, and fire.
Technavio’s analysts forecast the global above the neck PPE market to grow at a CAGR of 4.55% during the period 2017-2021.
Covered in this report
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global above the neck PPE market for 2017-2021. To calculate the market size, the report considers demand for different types of above the neck PPE among various end-users.The market is divided into the following segments based on geography:
Technavio Announces the Publication of its Research Report – Global Above the neck PPE market 2017-2021
Technavio recognizes the following companies as the key players in the global above the neck PPE market: 3M, Honeywell International, Kimberly-Clark, and MSA Safety.
Other Prominent Vendors in the market are: Armstrong products, Bolle Safety, Centurion Safety EU, Compass Apparel, Delta Plus Group, Joseph Leslie, JSP, KARAM, Mallcom India, NAFFCO, Professional Protection Systems, Safeco, Scott Safety, Sure Safety, and Swiss One Safety.
Commenting on the report, an analyst from Technavio’s team said: “The latest trend gaining momentum in the market is Anti-fogging safety eyewear. The latest trend in the market is anti-fogging safety eyewear. This eyewear serves as an efficient means to protect the eyes of the workers in various industries. One of the challenges faced by most eyewear relates to the fogging of the lens due to the lower temperature outside the lens. This obscures the wearer's vision and reduces the benefits of protective eyewear. Due to the accumulation of fog, workers tend to remove the eyewear, which can lead to potential injuries. This has led to the rising demand and adoption for safety goggles with anti-fog coatings”
According to the report, one of the major drivers for this market is Continuous design innovations. The above the neck PPE market is characterized by continuous innovation, the focus of which is shifting from the performance of PPE toward the manufacture of products with aesthetic appeal. Vendors in the market are focusing on achieving optimum performance standards as determined by the market. Also, they are increasingly focusing on parameters such as features and styling options, which will provide consumers a wide range of options.
Further, the report states that one of the major factors hindering the growth of this market is Low consumer compliance. PPE is integral to the protection of employees against hazards in various industries. Comfort and fit issues of equipment vary from individual to individual and contribute to the lack of compliance among users. The lack of comfort and fit poses a key concern to employers. Due to non-compliance, these employers, especially in the developed countries, face huge financial losses and legal complications if workers are injured or die. Vendors face a lot of challenges from the emerging markets where PPE adoption is low due to the low prevalence of employee safety regulations. Apart from these factors, the non-availability of PPE, lack of proper training, and maintenance of PPE also indirectly impact the low consumer compliance.
3M, Honeywell International, Kimberly-Clark, MSA Safety, Armstrong products, Bolle Safety, Centurion Safety EU, Compass Apparel, Delta Plus Group, Joseph Leslie, JSP, KARAM, Mallcom India, NAFFCO, Professional Protection Systems, Safeco, Scott Safety, Sure Safety, and Swiss One Safety.