Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is critical to successfully working in many high-risk work environments. In some cases, PPE stands as the only control for specific hazards. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is clothing and equipment that protect various parts of your body against hazards you may be exposed to on the job.

What does this course cover?

  • Describe why the use of personal protective equipment is required to ensure one’s safety.

  • Recall employer responsibilities to provide PPE and the employee’s responsibility to wear it, maintain it, inspect it, and select the right type for the application.

  • Identify specific hazards posed to a worker’s head and the common types of equipment that protect against those hazards.

  • Identify specific hazards posed to a worker’s eyes and face and the types of equipment that protect against those hazards.

  • Recognize basic hazards posed to a worker’s respiratory system, the types of equipment that protect against those hazards, and the training that is required before their use.

  • Identify the common types of equipment that protect against noise hazards.

  • Identify specific hazards posed to a worker’s hands and the common types of equipment that protect against those hazards.

  • Recognize specific hazards posed to a worker’s feet and the common types of equipment that protect against those hazards.

What are the course takeaways?

  • Knowledge of personal protective equipment, employer and employee responsibilities, and various workplace hazards.

  • Certificate of Completion (immediately available for download and/or print).

  • Examination record available for employer.

Regulations – 

  • OSH Act Section 5 (a) (1)

  • 29 CFR 1910.132, including 1910.132 (h)(1)

  • 29 CFR 1910.133

  • 29 CFR 1910.134

  • 29 CFR 1910.135

  • 29 CFR 1910.136

  • 29 CFR 1910.137

  • 29 CFR 1910.138

  • 29 CFR 1910.95

  • 29 CFR 1910.146

  • 29 CFR 1910.252

  • ASTM F2413-05

  • ANSI Z89-1-2003

Duration: 50 Minutes
Language: English
Price: $45

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