This research will analyse what exactly the P. definition is and with the research results it will show how important is for the workers life. It also looks at how people face safety in their workplace and if they are using P. on the worksites. The research problem is “Do Cypriot workers and their employers comply with the safety regulations in regards to the wearing and use of Personal Protective Equipment (P.The main aim of this kind of research is to analyze the data (qualitative and quantitative data), using the various methods that the researcher will use to finish his research. He will complete different types of questionnaires for workers who work in Cyprus. He will make also conducts some interviews with employers to collect their opinions regarding the role of Personal Protective Equipment (P.) in the workplace. Employees can provide information about how they use and wear these equipments and are personal protective equipments useful in relation to ensuring their safety. Employees’ answers to the questionnaire also provide the researcher with pertinent information in relation to number of employees and organizations who are using P. On the other hand, interview of employers provides information what makes them using P. and to what degree they are complying with safety regulations of country. However, because of his daily job, he will make observations from his workplace to record the number of people who didn’t use P. on the worksites and that of those who use it. Every day the author meets a lot of people who don’t use P. and also a lot of people who do.The importance of this research is to show whether safety on worksites in Cyprus needs improvement or not. If the safety is not quite enough for the people’s life, then it is imperative to improve it.Also, it will show how many Cypriot workers comply with the safety regulations in regards to the wearing and use of their P. What about their employers? Do they pay attention to their workers’ life? The researcher wants to find out if they use the P. well or not. With this research the risk on the worksites must abate.In the below mentioned theoretical framework, rational choice theory is used because of its vastness and inclusion of even routine activity theory. This section provides theoretical information about personal protective equipments and law related to safety in Cyprus.In the
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