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Personal Protective Equipment: Employee Essentials

Course Format: Online Video
Course Credit Type: Certificate
Course Credit: 0.00
Rewards Points Earned: 0
Course Category: Business, Workplace Safety
Course Producer: J.J. Keller, Inc.
Course Cost: $17.99
Course Release Date: March 20, 2017
Course Expiration Date: March 20, 2019
Program Summary:

NOTE: This title is currently under review as it relates to OSHA's "Walking-Working Surfaces" rule published November 17, 2016.

Course Length: 90 minutes

Overview: This course introduces learners to the different personal protective equipment (PPE) used in the workplace, including: head, eye, face, hearing, hand, foot, and respiratory protection devices. This course helps learners to select, care for, and properly wear PPE for their on-the-job safety.

After completing this course, learners will be able to:

  • Define personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • List PPE options for workplace safety
  • Select appropriate PPE for a given hazard


Personal Protective Equipment: Employee Essentials covers the following topics:

What is PPE?

  • Intro to PPE
  • What are the Other Controls?
  • Who is Responsible?
  • The Importance of Fit

Head, Eye, & Face Protection

  • Head Protection
  • Selecting a Hard Hat
  • Types of Hard Hats
  • Hard Hat Care
  • Eye & Face Protection
  • Criteria for Eye & Face PPE
  • Selecting Eye & Face PPE
  • Eye & Face PPE Care

Hearing Protection

  • Hearing Health
  • How Loud is Too Loud?
  • Hearing Loss
  • Permissible Noise Exposures
  • Hearing Protective Devices
  • Types of HPDs
  • Noise Reduction Rating
  • Effects of Noise
  • Monitoring Noise Levels

Respiratory Protection

  • Unseen Hazards
  • Health Effects
  • Monitoring
  • Your First Defense
  • Breathing Protection
  • Issuing Respirators
  • Types of Respirators
  • Hoods & Facepieces
  • Positive or Negative-Pressure
  • Special PPE Considerations
  • Medical Records
  • Respirator Care
  • Respirator Storage
  • End-of-Service Life
  • If Something is Wrong

Hand & Foot Protection

  • Hand Protection
  • Glove Types
  • Glove Use
  • Foot Protection
  • Safety Shoes & Boots

Medical Services & Medical Records

  • First Aid
  • Medical Records

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