PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT "PPE"
  

COURSE OVERVIEW:

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires that employers protect their employees from workplace hazards that can cause injury. Using the proper personal protective equipment (PPE), will help to ensure that employees remain safe when working around workplace hazards.  This course will provide employers and employees with knowledge concerning the proper selection, care and use of personal protective equipment.

 

Course Length: 2hrs | CFR Reference: 1910.132-138 | Course Required By: OSHA

 

COURSE OBJECTIVES:

  • Describe the role of PPE in controlling exposure to hazards in the workplace.

  • Identify parts of the body most vulnerable to injury, name hazards associated with each, and describe the appropriate PPE.

  • The necessity of PPE

  • Proper PPE to be worn when work is being performed

  • How to properly adjust and wear of PPE

  • Limitations of the PPE

  • The proper care, maintenance, useful life, and disposal of the PPE

 

TOPICS COVERED:

  • Personal Protective Equipment Standard

  • Employer and Employee Responsibilitie

  • Eye and Face Protection

  • Respiratory Protection

  • Why Head Protection is Important

  • Potential Hazards

  • How Hard Hats Protect and Employee's Head

  • Occupational Noise

  • Hearing Protection Devices

  • Why Hand Protection is Important

  • Potential Hazards to the Hands

  • Preventative Measures Against Injury

  • Instructions for the Safe Removal of Contaminated Gloves

  • Foot Protection

  • Potential Hazards to the Foot

  • Preventative Measures for Foot Safety

 

COURSE PRE-REQUISITE:
N/A

 

COMPLETION:
Upon completion of Personal Protective Equipment Safety training, students will be able to identify hazards associated with Personal Protective Equipment. Students will receive class room demonstrations and receive Personal Protective Equipment Guide and are required to pass a test. Upon successfully completing this course students will receive a certificate of completion and wallet card.

 

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