Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in the Garden

Stay Safe in the Garden: 

The Importance of PPE for Amateur Gardeners

Power tools can make gardening tasks quicker and more accessible, but it’s crucial to prioritise safety when using them.  Personal protective equipment (PPE) is vital in safeguarding yourself from potential hazards while you work.

ppe in a garden with orange gloves

Why is PPE essential?

  • Reduces the risk of injuries: PPE shields you from flying debris, dust, and harmful chemicals that power tools can kick up.
  • Protects your eyes and ears: Safety glasses or goggles guard your eyes from unexpected objects, while ear defenders minimise noise pollution from loud machinery.
  • Provides peace of mind: Knowing you’re well-protected allows you to focus on the task at hand and enjoy your gardening experience.

Essential PPE for amateur gardeners:

  • Eye protection: Safety glasses or goggles that fit snugly around your face.
  • Hearing protection: Ear defenders or earplugs to reduce noise levels.
  • Sturdy footwear: Closed-toe shoes or boots with good grip to prevent slips and falls.
  • Gloves: Protect your hands from cuts, scrapes, and vibrations.


  • Always choose the right PPE for the specific task at hand.
  • Ensure your PPE is in good condition and fits properly before using any power tools.
  • Replace worn-out or damaged PPE promptly.

By prioritising safety and using appropriate PPE, you can ensure your gardening endeavours are both productive and enjoyable.

Landpower Machinery retail showroom can supply you with all the personal protective equipment (PPE) for your gardening needs. It’s always best to contact Landpower Machinery directly to confirm the specific PPE items they have in stock and ensure they match your gardening requirements.


01963 370 654


Landpower Machinery, Common Lane, Yenston, Templecombe, Somerset BA8 0NB


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Monday to Friday 8:00 – 17:30,
Saturday 8:00 – 12:00, closed on Sunday.

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