Global Head, Eye, and Face Protection Equipment Market was valued at US$3.252 billion in 2019. The global head, eye, and face protection market is growing with the increase in industrialization across the developing countries around the world. The demand is increasing as there is more need for manufacturing products to meet the requirements of the world. The increase in rules and regulations regarding worker's safety is also a driving factor. The governments are making strict laws for protecting the workers from any kind of mishap and hazards in the working place. Companies have been asked to provide workers with full safety gear and equipment for their safety. The head, eye, and face protect the worker from any kind of injuries that can happen at the work station. The head, eye, and face protection equipment help in ensuring maximum safety and healthy working conditions. The protective equipment and gear are worn by employees, staff or workers to protect and shield their head, face, and eye from hazards like heat, chemical, physical, electrical, airborne particulate matter, and biohazards. It is important to use this protective gear for saving time and cost of production or services.
The increased use of these equipment will lead to a safe and secure working environment for all. The worker is prone to witness additional stress and discomfort at the workplace and it weakens their ability to carry out work with complete concentration and with maximum efficiency. The increasing occupational health and safety regulations pertaining to the safety of the workers at the workplace will further drive the market for head, eye, and face protection equipment market.
The global head, eye, and face protection equipment market has been segmented on the basis of type, end-user industry, and geography. By type, the segmentation has been done as head protection, eye protection, and face protection. The market segmentation on the basis of the end-user industry has been done as mining, oil & gas, construction, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and others.
Head, Eye, and Face Protection Equipment is required for Protection of the Worker
The head protection equipment is required for safeguarding the worker from any kind of head injury that can happen at the workplace. Sometimes working in construction sites due to human error a thing or two may slip from hand and can hit some worker on head. To reduce or stop this kind of injuries it has been made compulsory almost at every construction site to wear a hard helmet to protect the head. This kind of measure helps in reducing unwanted injuries and provides a safe working environment for workers. The eye protection gear is required for protecting eyes from contacting any kind of airborne material that may cause damage to the retina. Specifically, in manufacturing, chemical, oil & gas, and construction it is required to wear protective glasses for saving from any kind of fatal injuries that may result in loss of vision. For example, workers who do welding do wear eye protection equipment for saving from strong light that is caused by welding as it can damage eyes if viewed directly. The increased use of face protection equipment is helping workers to cover their full face at the work place. This helps in saving them from causing injuries in the eye, nose, and on the face.
Protection Equipment is used in different industries
According to the National Safety Council, USA fatal work injuries reached 5147 in 2017 that is 14 people injured a day. The preventable work deaths increased from 4,398 in 2016 to 4,141 in 2017. These numbers show the need for protective equipment in the workplace for saving the lives of workers. There is numerous industry which requires workers to perform work under hazardous conditions. This needs to be monitored for the safety of workers. The industry like Mining, construction, chemical and many more require workers to wear protective equipment for their safety. The industries where strong equipment is used which can be life-threatening if not properly handled, then there should be extra efforts to be done to provide workers safety. The increase in industrialization across the world is growing the industries at a robust speed, this increase in industries around the world will require protection equipment in a huge number for the safety of workers. This will increase the demand for head, eye, and face protection equipment in the market.
By geography, North America has a notable share in the market
Regionally, the global head, eye, and face protection equipment market is classified into North America, South America, Europe, Middle East, and Africa, and Asia Pacific. North America is expected to have a notable market share in the head, eye, and face protection equipment market due to high awareness among people about safety measures to be taken at the workplace. The higher and early adoption of safety measures in the region for providing workers with a safe working environment. Asia Pacific region is expected to be the fastest-growing region in the head, eye, and face protection equipment market. It is due to an increasing number of manufacturing facilities across various end-user industries like energy and power, construction, chemical, and pharmaceuticals. Rise in stringent rules and regulations regarding the safety of workers at the workplace. The growing industrialization in the Asia Pacific region to increase the demand for the head, eye, and face protection equipment in the region.
Market Players and Competitive Intelligence
Prominent key market players in the global Head, Eye, and Face Protection Equipment market includes Honeywell International Inc., 3M, E I DuPont de Nemours and Co.,Bullard, MSASafety Inc., ILC Dover LP, Radians, Inc. Radians PPE, Alpha Pro Tech, among others. These companies hold a noteworthy share in the market on account of their good brand image and product offerings. Major players in the Global Head, Eye, and Face Protection Equipment market have been covered along with their relative competitive position and strategies. The report also mentions recent deals and investments of different market players over the last two years.