Personal Protective Equipment Awareness For Manufacturing

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Personal Protective Equipment Awareness For Manufacturing Course

Personal Protective Equipment Awareness For Manufacturing

Level: Introductory

Duration: 30 Minutes

Location: Online or In-Person

Overview & Objectives

Exceed Safety’s Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) course is an introductory level online training designed to familiarize General Industry employees with OSHA’s PPE standard in the workplace. The National Safety Council saw more than 5,000 workplace deaths and 4 million jobsite injuries in recent years.

The Personal Protective Equipment training is an interactive course in which participants can expect to learn both common and specialized types of PPE. Additionally, participants will be trained on hazard identification, avoidance, and control through the use of appropriate PPE.

Exceed Safety’s Personal Protective Equipment for Manufacturing course promotes a safe and healthy General Industry workplace through educating participants about the importance of PPE, as well as the appropriate selection of PPE for different types of work. Specific course topics include the following:

  • General PPE program issues, including the use of engineering and work practice/administrative controls as the first and second lines of defense against workplace and jobsite hazards, followed by PPE use
  • A discussion of PPE program hazard assessment, training, and equipment selection, usage, and maintenance
  • Detailed information on common PPE, covering protection for the head, arms and hands, feet and legs, and eyes/face, including emergency eyewash/body protection
  • Information on specialized PPE, entailing protection for hearing, respiratory system, and the body, as well as fall protection, high visibility clothing, and personal flotation devices
  • Statistics on common injuries and PPE
  • Recognized standards for PPE
  • Descriptions of different PPE styles and options, plus guidelines for when to use each
  • Explanations of PPE class levels and the extent of protection each offers
  • A case study for work over or near water
  • Knowledge checks to measure your understanding

Who is this Course for?

The Personal Protective Equipment training from Exceed Safety is ideal for all levels of employment in the General Industry sector. Individuals from the following fields may specifically benefit from this training:

  • Manufacturing
  • Construction
  • Transportation
  • Agriculture
  • Maritime

Features & Benefits

Exceed Safety’s Personal Protective Equipment course is an interactive online training designed for participants to complete at their own individual pace within an hour. Participants can expect to learn the purposes of PPE, levels of protection, and limitations thereof for each type of PPE covered. Upon successful completion of this course, participants can expect to know:

  • Understand the definition of PPE and the level of protection it provides when used in conjunction with engineering and work practice controls
  • Identify common injuries and the types of PPE typically used to prevent them
  • Distinguish between various PPE options and styles based on their levels of protection
  • Explain classes of specific PPE and in what situations to use each
  • Discuss statistics supporting the use and efficacy of PPE

In Person Training

Participants in our in-person courses can expect to be taught by our most skilled and experienced instructors. Our instructors strive to make our in-person classes dynamic by incorporating meaningful activities that allow peer-to-peer discussion and collaboration, hands-on learning, and real-life examples. Participants will also be able to have most questions answered while attending the class. Some of our classes are available via Zoom (just call us for more information) and can be combined with virtual-blended learning.