Personal Protective Equipment Awareness (OSHA)

Course Description

Personal protective equipment, no matter what profession you work in, is what it says it is – gear to keep YOU safe. While by law it is an employer’s responsibility to protect their employees from any workplace hazards, the aim of this course is to inform learners of the importance of PPE and encourage them to take an active interest in why PPE is necessary, when it must be worn and how to recognize any equipment failure.

Objectives

  • Name the OSHA standards governing the provision and use of PPE.
  • Explain the responsibilities an employer has regarding the provision of PPE.
  • Recognize how to identify if your PPE is suitable for use.
  • Express the training requirements for various types of safety equipment.

Duration

20 minutes