Personal Protective Equipment Requirements

January 18, 2021 - CA US


Overview: Personal protective equipment, commonly referred to as "PPE", is equipment worn to minimize exposure to hazards that cause serious workplace injuries and illnesses. These injuries and illnesses may result from contact with chemical, radiological, physical, electrical, mechanical, or other workplace hazards. Personal protective equipment may include items such as gloves, safety glasses and shoes, earplugs or muffs, hard hats, respirators, or coveralls, vests and full body suits. Why you should Attend: This will help both employers and employees do the following: Understand the types of PPE Know the basics of conducting a "hazard assessment" of the workplace Select appropriate PPE for a variety of circumstances Understand what kind of training is needed in the proper use and care of PPE

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