PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT
The proper use of personal protective equipment is essential in the workplace to minimize the risk of injury and illness. The number of injuries in the workplace that could have been prevented by the proper use of personal protective equipment is staggering. This course will provide an overview of common types of personal protective equipment (PPE) that are used in industry such as hand, face and eye, foot and leg, torso, hand and arm, hearing and respiratory protection. We will review the OSHA standard on PPE which includes when PPE is required, how to properly fit and use PPE and its limitations.