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SP 305 - Personal Protective Equipment
Topic:  Safety,
Course Description

Personal protective equipment (PPE) is a critical part of keeping workers safe and preventing injuries from occurring on the job. In this course, we'll discuss some of the most common and dangerous hazards that exist in the workplace, and the specific types of equipment that can help keep you safe from harm.

Course Objectives
After you have completed this course, you will know:
  • The hazards you need to protect yourself against in the workplace.
  • Your responsibilities of those of your employer.
  • How to take care of and maintain the effectiveness of workplace PPE.
  • How to select the right PPE for the job.


Chapters and Pages
- Introduction
- Why PPE Matters
- Hazard Assessments
- Eye and Face Hazards
- Selecting Proper Eye Protection
- Selecting Proper Eye Protection (Cont'd.)
- Taking Care of Your Eye Protection
- Hand Hazards
- Handling Hazardous Chemicals
- Selecting Hand Protection
- Maintaining Hand Protection
- Foot Hazards
- Protecting Your Feet
- Protecting Your Feet (Cont'd)
- Taking Care of Protective Footwear
- Respiratory Hazards
- Selecting Respiratory Protection
- Selecting Respiratory Protection (Cont'd.)
- Maintaining Respiratory Equipment
- Head Hazards
- Selecting Head Protection
- Insulation Helmets
- Maintaining Your Head Protection
- Maintaining Your Head Protection (Cont'd.)
- Assessing Hearing Hazards
- Protecting Your Hearing
- Protective Clothing
- Protective Clothing (Cont'd.)
- Review
- Final Exam

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