Print Monthly Safety Topic NYSIF offers a monthly safety topic so that New York businesses always have a topical resource for ongoing safety training. Our safety training resource material is developed for small business, but ideal for all business and may be used to supplement an ongoing safety program. April Safety Topic PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) Personal Protective Equipment refers to the types of equipment most commonly used to protect the head, torso, arms, hands and feet. PPE should be worn at all times when job hazards require it. Hearing and vision protection also fall into this category. Learn more about the use of PPE.