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Personal Protective Equipment in Marine Transportation

  • July 2014
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  • Frost & Sullivan
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  • 97 pages

Increasing Awareness and Improvement in Implementation of Regulations to Drive Market Revenue

This market insight focuses on the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) in the marine transportation industry and also the related opportunities that this industry offers. The primary focus of this insight is on the marine freight and passenger segment, which constitute a major part of the marine transportation industry. Key infrastructural elements such as marine terminals have also been discussed from the point of view of hazards and related PPE usage.

Executive Summary
-The marine transportation industry is the backbone of global trade, and the people employed in the sector play a significant part in ensuring that the global economy continues to function without any hiccups. Therefore, their safety and protection is of utmost importance, wherein the different types of personal protective equipment (PPE) play a very critical role.
-Marine transportation, not being an employment heavy sector, growth in the sales of related PPE and resultant revenue is expected to accrue by virtue of increasing awareness on the use of PPE and consequent improvement in compliance rates.
-Stricter implementation of safety and quality related regulations is expected to have a positive effect in terms of acting as an impetus for use of correct type of PPE and/or higher quality products, thus helping the market reach its optimal revenue potential.

Executive Summary-Definitions and Scope of Research

Definitions:
-Marine transportation refers to transportation activities taking place through the sea route.
-Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) refers to specialized equipment worn by end users for protection from injuries and illnesses because of workplace related hazards. Safety helmets, hard hats, safety glasses and goggles, ear muffs and plugs, respirators, coveralls, and safety gloves are few examples of PPEs used by marine transportation employees. Scope of Research:
-This research focuses on the use of PPE in the marine transporatation industry and the allied opportunities the it offers. The marine transportation industry comprises of marine vessels, terminals, and shipyards.
-Primary focus of the research is on the marine freight and passenger segment, which constitutes a major part of the marine transportation industry.
-It also discusses important infrastructural elements such as marine terminals from the perspective of hazards and related PPE usage.

Table Of Contents

Personal Protective Equipment in Marine Transportation
1. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

Executive Summary
Executive Summary-Definitions and Scope of Research
Overview of Hazards

2. OVERVIEW OF THE MARINE TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY

Overview of the Marine Transportation Industry
Marine Transportation Industry-Introduction
Marine Transportation Industry-Significance
Marine Transportation Industry-Types of Vessels
Marine Transportation Industry-Global Maritime Trade by Region
LeadingCrude Oil and Natural Gas Export Routes- Maritime Trade
LeadingIron ore and Coal Export Routes-Maritime Trade
LeadingGlobalContainerTerminalLocations
Asia's Key Contribution to Global Maritime Trade
Maritime Trade by Economic Classification of Countries

3. EMPLOYMENT OVERVIEW OF THE MARINE TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY

Employment Overview of the Marine Transportation Industry
Marine Transportation Industry-Typical Employment by Occupation Type
Marine Transportation Occupations
Workforce Characteristics

4. EMPLOYMENT OVERVIEW BY KEY COUNTRIES

Employment Overview by Key Countries
Employment in Marine Transportation-United States
Employment in Marine Transportation-Europe
Employment in Marine Transportation-China and Australia

5. OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY IN THE MARINE TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY

Occupational Health and Safety in the Marine Transportation Industry
Potential Hazards by Occupational Hazards

6. OVERVIEW OF REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS

Overview of Regulations and Standards

7. OPPORTUNITIES FOR PPE IN MARINE TRANSPORTATION INDUSTRY

Opportunities for PPE in Marine Transportation Industry
Market Drivers
Market Restraints
Potential Hazards by Body Part
Marine Transportation Industry-Vessel-wise Instance of Hazards
Marine Transportation Industry-Vessel-wise Usage Level by PPE Type
PPE Usage in Different Vessels Type
The Opportunity Matrix

8. TYPES OF PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

Types of Personal Protective Equipment
PPE in Marine Transportation Industry-Segmentation
Selection Criteria for PPE
Above the Neck Protection-Overview
Above the Neck Protection: Head Protection-Overview
Above the Neck Protection: Eye and Face Protection-Overview
Above the Neck Protection: Hearing Protection-Overview
Above the Neck Protection-Summary
Respiratory Protection-Overview
Respiratory Protection-Summary
Protective Gloves-Overview
Protective Gloves-Summary
Workwear and Protective Clothing-Overview
Workwear and Protective Clothing-Summary
Protective Footwear-Overview
Protective Footwear-Summary
Fall Protection-Overview
Fall Protection-Summary
Gas Detectors-Overview
Gas Detectors-Summary

9. COMPETITIVE SCENARIO

Competitive Scenario
Company/Product Mix
Typical Distribution Channels Used in The Marine Transportation Industry

10. CONCLUSION

Conclusion
Legal Disclaimer

11. THE FROST and SULLIVAN STORY

The Frost and Sullivan Story
Value Proposition: Future of Your Company and Career
Global Perspective
Industry Convergence
360º Research Perspective
Implementation Excellence
Our Blue Ocean Strategy

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