• Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Training

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Training, HST013

This PPE Training course is designed to familiarise employers, senior staff, and employees with all the fundamental aspects of PPE that is used in work environments.

The course looks at legislation relating to PPE, the various types of PPE that protect workers from hazards, and how to determine the need for PPE. With this knowledge, learners will be fully prepared to select and use PPE properly so health and safety is upheld at work.

  • - Developed by health and safety professionals
  • - Accredited by CPD and Approved by RoSPA
  • - Fully online course and assessment with no time limits
  • - Full audio voiceover
  • - Approximate duration: 2-3 hours
  • - On completion, certificate is posted the next working day

Who Should Take This Course?

This Personal Protective Equipment training is suitable for anyone who works in an industry with high-risk activities, which often require the use of additional protection beyond other control measures. It is particularly useful for people in charge of upholding health and safety at work and selecting and providing PPE, such as employers and supervisors. But it is also suitable for employees, as it fully educates learners on how to meet legal requirements and use PPE properly.

Course Content

1Introduction and LegislationWhat is personal protective equipment, health and safety law, employer responsibilities, employee responsibilities, types of PPE, and why is PPE important.
2Selection, Use, and MaintenanceHow to decide if PPE is needed, what is a risk assessment, how to properly select PPE, ill-fitting PPE, fake PPE, who covers the cost of PPE, the use of PPE, PPE safety signs, and maintenance of PPE.
3Breathing, Skin, and Eye ProtectionRespiratory protective equipment, RPE filters, when is RPE needed, skin protection, when is skin protection needed, improving skin protection's effectiveness, eye protection, when is eye protection needed, improving eye protection's effectiveness, and prescriptions.
4Hearing and Head ProtectionHead protection, when is head protection needed, why is head protection important, improving head protection's effectiveness, ear protection, when is ear protection needed, sound measuring equipment, exposure action values, types of ear protection, improving ear protection's effectiveness, and combined PPE.
5Body and Foot ProtectionBody protection, types of body protection, high visibility clothing, how to determine if body protection is needed, demolition, sun exposure, improving body protection's effectiveness, foot protection, types of foot protection, how to determine if foot protection is needed, and improving foot protection's effectiveness.

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