This market insight analyzes the impact of legislation on the PPE industry. The role of legislation in the PPE industry has been discussed along with the benefits that safety standards emanating from legislation bring to the PPE industry. A brief introduction to some of the most important standards organizations operating in different parts of the world such as North America, Europe, South Africa, India, China, and Australia has been provided. The process followed by prominent standards organizations in the development of safety standards has been discussed. Lastly, the industry's voice on the impact of legislation has been provided, as manufacturers play a pivotal role in the creation of standards.