The complete Personal Protective Equipment training
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The complete Personal Protective Equipment training

A complete PPE course covering both regulatory, technical and managerial aspects.
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4.3 (41 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
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Last updated 6/2020
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • 16 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Understand the importance of PPE
  • Grasp an understanding of both OSHA and EU regulations
  • Determine both employer's and the employee's liabilites
  • Know the basics of conducting a “hazard assessment” of the workplace.
  • Understand the types of PPE and select appropriate PPE for a variety of circumstances.
  • Identify the main requirements of both ANSI and EU PPE standards
  • Put in place a robust and consistent PPE program within your organization
Requirements
  • No prerequisites for this course. - A computer with internet.
Description

PPE is crucial when it comes to safety at work. PPE prevents you and your employees from injuries which some of them could be fatal. This course is designed to bring you understand the importance of PPE, know the main regulations according to OSHA and the EU and deepen your knowledge about the technical requirements of a variety of PPE types. Furthermore, this course also covers relevant aspects about the conformity of PPE put on the market.

This course is designed with an innovative approach called Understanding by Design in order to make your learning efficient and -very important- enjoyable. A set of activities to reflect on the key points will help you anchor the messages and develop your expertize.

This course is not only about knowing! It is also about developing your ability to select the appropriate PPE and put in place a consistent PPE program through its complete lifecycle.

At the end of this course, you'll be very comfortable to tackle issues and tasks related to PPE: I am sure you will be able to demonstrate your leadership on this subject, support your employees, impress your managers.

Above all, this course aims that YOU and all of us keep go back SAFE home to our beloved ones!

Who this course is for:
  • This course is for anyone interested in PPE.
  • More specifically, this course is intended for Safety & Health practitioners and line managers who want to improve and consolidate their knowledge about this subject.
Course content
Expand all 23 lectures 01:57:52
+ Introduction
3 lectures 07:29

A general introduction to the main objectives of this section

Introduction to Section
00:38

Going through the main definitions of PPE according to OSHA & EU regulations and having an overview of the different PPE Types

Preview 02:43

Reviewing the Top 10 OSHA Violations and injury statistics to highlight PPE related issues

OSHA Violations and injury statistics
04:08
+ Legal Liabilities
2 lectures 03:35

Grasp an understanding of EU and OSHA regulations in relation of PPE legal liabilities

Introduction to Section
00:34

Know the main liabilities of the employer, of the employee and subcontractors as well

Employer's and Employee's legal liabilities
03:01
Review of Legal liabilities
3 questions
+ Fundamental concepts
4 lectures 17:19

A general introduction to fundemantal safety concepts in order to understand the importance of PPE and its role in preventing severe accidents

Introduction to Section
00:43

Understand the concept of multiple-layer protections and the necessity to implement it in real operations

The "Swiss" Model
03:03

Gain a deep understanding of the methodology of implementing control measures including PPE related measures

Preview 05:51

Understand the necessity of conducting risk assessment in order to choose adequate PPE and being able to monitor the overall risk assessment process

Risk assessment
07:42
Fundamental Concepts
6 questions
+ PPE Features
5 lectures 58:19

Go through the main features that will be covered in details for 4 PPE types

Preview 01:28

You'll be able to:

* identify the main hazards in relation with eye and face protection

* understand applicable EU and ANSI standards and their requirements

* select appropriate eye and face equipement based on the technical specifications and markings

* take care and fit eyewear properly

Eye and face protection
14:55
Hand and arm protection
15:07

You'll be able to:

* identify the main hazards in relation with head protection.

* understand applicable EU and ANSI standards and their requirements

* select appropriate head equipment based on the technical specifications and markings

* take care and use head protection properly

Head Protection
13:33

You'll be able to:

* identify the main hazards in relation with ear protection and

* understand the NRR / SNR marking, role and importance

* identify if your noise environment is within permissible limits according to OSHA or not.

* calculate the protected exposure when wearing a protective hearing device.

* take care and use protective hearing devices properly

Ear protection
13:16
PPE technical requirements
3 questions
+ Conformity assessment
4 lectures 15:41

A general introduction of the process through which all PPE stakeholders have confidence in the quality of PPE put in the market

Introduction to Section
01:40

identify the main PPE stakeholders and the fundamental place of conformity assessment in quality management system

Foundations
02:01

Understand the difference in PPE categories and being able to classify each PPE in its proper category

PPE categories
03:29

* Master the process of PPE conformity assessment according to EU and US regulations.

* Being able to analyze the main documents prooving the conformity of PPE to quality standards

CA Assessment in Europe and US
08:31
PPE conformity assessment
6 questions
+ PPE Management
3 lectures 12:53

A general introduction to the necessity of managing PPE methodically and properly as part of the Occupational Health & Safety Management system

Introduction to section
02:01

Gain deep understanding of the components of PPE Program and bien able to elaborate a robust one suited to your organization

PPE Program
10:02

Raise the importance of how your organization can benefit from the implementation of a meticoulously planned PPE program.

Benefits
00:50
PPE Program
2 questions
+ Closing
1 lecture 00:43

Emphasis on the importance of Safety and preventing PPE related injuries

Closing
00:43