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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

proper personal protective equipment (ppe)This course is designed to inform employees about the requirements of 1910 Subpart I, Personal Protective Equipment and USACE EM 385-1-1, Section 5, Personal Protective and Safety Equipment.

The use of personal protective and safety equipment (PPE) is a control measure that is to be used only after a hazard evaluation identifies hazards associated with a particular job or activity, and it is determined that the hazards cannot be eliminated and/or controlled to an acceptable level through engineering design or administrative actions. Utilize process and engineering controls before PPE to protect employees.

Topics include:

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What is Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
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Basic Hazard Categories
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Criteria for PPE
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Head Protection
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Hearing Protection
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Eye and Face Protection
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Foot Protection
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Respiratory Protection
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Working Over or Near Water
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Employer Responsibilities
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Employee Responsibilities
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Proper Care of PPE
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Donning and Doffing PPE


construction worker in full proper ppeThe employer is required to:
small blue bullet Perform hazard assessment.
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Employer shall instruct each employee in the recognition and avoidance of unsafe conditions and the regulations applicable to his work environment to control or eliminate any hazards or other exposure to illness or injury.

Who Needs Training?

construction workers need ppe trainingEach employee who is required to use PPE must be trained to know:
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small blue bullet Proper care, maintenance, useful life, and disposal of PPE

Participants will receive a Participant Manual and course handouts.

Participants will receive a Certificate of Completion upon successful completion of the course.


We also conduct On Site Training and Live On Line Training.