Regulatory Training: Safe PPE usage

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Course outcomes:  

Identify potential hazards in general construction and maintenance areas.Regulatory Training: Safe PPE usage
Identify protective clothing and equipment.
Demonstrate the use of protective clothing and equipment.
Demonstrate the ability to take appropriate steps in case of an emergency.

Purpose of the course:  Regulatory Training: Safe PPE usage

The purpose of this course is to enable workers to identify and use protective clothing, to ensure that they contribute to a safe, healthy environment for themselves and others.

Training in Safe Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) usage is important for several reasons:

  1. Protection from Hazards: PPE is designed to protect workers from workplace hazards that can’t be eliminated. This includes physical, chemical, and biological hazards. Without proper training, workers may not use the PPE correctly, reducing its effectiveness.
  2. Regulatory Compliance: Many jurisdictions require workers in certain industries to use specific types of PPE. Training ensures that workers know how to use this equipment properly, helping the organization comply with these regulations.
  3. Proper Fit and Use: PPE must fit properly to provide maximum protection. Training helps workers understand how to wear and adjust their PPE for the best fit. It also covers when and where they should use different types of PPE.
  4. Maintenance and Inspection: PPE must be maintained and inspected regularly to ensure it continues to provide protection. Training includes instruction on these procedures.
  5. Emergency Preparedness: In case of an emergency, it’s crucial that workers can quickly and correctly use all required PPE. Training prepares workers for these situations.

In summary, Safe PPE usage training is a critical part of workplace safety. It’s not just about wearing the equipment, but knowing when and how to use it, how to maintain it, and how it protects you from specific hazards. It’s an essential investment in worker safety and health.

Target group:  
All employees and employers, including new staff, need to work safely.

Attendance certificates will be issued electronically, in PDF.