By the time the course is over, you should be able to understand the personal protective equipment (PPE) hazard assessment process, understand why different types of PPE are selected, and know how to properly wear and care for PPE.
Why “Your Guide to Personal Protective Equipment” Matters:
PPE is the personal barrier against workplace hazards. It can be the only thing standing between employees and injuries and illness. PPE is that important. In fact, PPE could even save a life.
- Every job function must be assessed for hazards.
- Each part of the body is taken into consideration during assessments.
- PPE is selected in response to specific hazards.
- Proper wear and care of PPE are necessary to provide effective protection.