Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Market Size By Product (Head [Safety Helmets & Hard Hats, Bump Caps], Eye & Face Protection [Face Protection, Eye Protection - Plano], Hearing Protection [Cap Mounted, Over the Head Type, Disposable], Protective Clothing, Respiratory Protection [SCBA - Fire Service, SCBA - Industrial, APR - Disposable, Emergency Escape Devices], Protective Footwear, Fall Protection [Personal Systems, Engineered Systems], Hand Protection), By Application (Construction, Oil & Gas, Manufacturing, Chemicals, Pharmaceutical, Food, Transportation), Industry Analysis Report, Regional Outlook, Application Potential, Price Trends, Competitive Market Share & Forecast, 2020 - 2026The PPE market is likely to see a remunerative growth over the coming years owing to the rising awareness regarding the importance of safety at workplace and the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. PPE or personal protective equipment protect the user against safety or health risks in day-to-day or work environments.
The overall PPE market is bifurcated into different segments in terms of product, application, and regional landscape.
Based on product, the PPE market is classified into hand protection, fall protection, protective footwear, respiratory protection, protective clothing, hearing protection, eye & face protection, head protection, and others. The hearing protection segment currently represents a share of over 2.7%. Hearing protection is used in workplaces like airports, construction sites, and naval aircraft carriers among others as people working in these environments are constantly exposed immensely loud noises. The hearing protection segment is further classified into disposable, over the head, and cap mounted segments. Among these, the disposable segment is anticipated to grow around 2.4% CAGR over the forecast timeframe.
The protective clothing segment is categorized into high visibility clothing, chemical defending garment, flame retardant apparel, and others. Among these, the chemical defending garment will witness around 8% CAGR over the forthcoming timeframe.
The respiratory protection segment is further divided into emergency escape devices, APR-disposable, SCBA-industrial, and SCBA-fire service. Among these, the APR-disposable segment will witness around 8% CAGR over the projected time period.
The fall protection segment presently holds a share of more than 5.7% owing to rising construction activities globally. The fall protection segment is further classified into engineered systems and personal systems. Among these, engineering systems will witness around 8% CAGR over the forecast time period. The others segment will witness around 6.5% CAGR over the forecast timeframe.
In terms of application, the overall PPE market is segmented into transportation, pharmaceuticals, food, chemicals, oil& gas, manufacturing, construction, and others. Manufacturing currently represents a share of over 19.9% owing to rising manufacturing facility establishment globally. Oil & gas segment is anticipated to grow over 7.5% by the end of the analysis timeframe. In oil & gas sites, personal protective equipment includes hand & foot protection, eye protection, flame-resistant clothing, and hearing protection. Most of the workers are also supposed to wear portable monitors for detecting H2S (hydrogen sulfide) or other harmful gases.
Food segment will witness around 6.3% CAGR over the forecast time period. PPE as food handling safety tools prevents food industry workers from directly handling the food, promoting better hygiene. This is vital in the food processing industry since most of the operations are done by hand.
The others segment presently represents a share of over 12% and is likely to register considerable growth over the analysis time period.
From a regional frame of reference, LATAM PPE market is anticipated to grow over 7.5% CAGR over the forecast time period. Middle East & Africa currently represents a share of over 10% owing to rising oil & gas industry in the region.
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