Personal Protective Equipment

CATEGORY:
Construction

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

It is the employers’ responsibility to assess the workplace hazards, and if they are present or are likely to be present, and work practice controls alone are not sufficient, then the employer must provide personal protective equipment to the exposed employees. This course gives you a basic understanding about OSHA’s role in prevention and elimination of work-related casualties and fatalities, which can be protected through proper personal protective equipment (PPE).

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

· Find out engineering and work practice controls to eliminate or reduce hazards before using PPE

· Understand OSHA requirements related to personal protective equipment (PPE)

· Learn how to protect employees from workplace hazards

· Explore various types of personal protective equipment (PPE)

· Study training and other essential factors associated with personal protective equipment (PPE)

TOPICS COVERED:

  • Controls

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Program

  • Training

  • Head Protection

  • Eye Protection

  • Face Protection

  • Hearing Protection

  • Foot Protection

  • Hand Protection

  • Body Protection

REGULATORY REQUIREMENT:
Please see the state/regulatory requirement from the course catalog page.

SEAT TIME:
This course has been approved for 1 hour.

COURSE PRE-REQUISITE:
N/A

TESTING:
Quizzes - All quizzes must be passed with a 100% to proceed forward to the next lesson.
Final Exam- Final Exam must be passed with a 70% to pass the course. The final exam can be taken three times if necessary.