Personal Protective Equipment For General Industry

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Personal Protective Equipment For General Industry Course

Personal Protective Equipment For General Industry

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 50 Minutes

Location: Online or In-Person

Overview & Objectives

The Personal Protective Equipment for General Industry online training from Exceed Safety is an intermediate-level course designed to evaluate and analyze the hazards and risks in the workplace. Participants can expect to focus on the basics of OSHA regulations governing personal protective equipment throughout the general industry sector.

NOTICE: Participants are encouraged to further familiarize themselves with OSHA’s Standard on Personal Protective Equipment; particularly Subpart 1, sections 1910.34 through 1910.38 of OSHA’s Occupational Safety and Health Standards for General Industry.

Exceed Safety’s Personal Protective Equipment for General Industry online training focuses on the tools used in the workplace that help individuals understand the hazards existing in the workplace. Participants will learn hazard identification, the need for personal protective equipment (PPE), and how to work to the highest degree of safety. Specific course topics include the following:

  • Introduction to PPE
  • General PPE program issues
  • Head, eye, and face protection
  • Emergency eye wash and body wash
  • Arm, hand, leg, and foot protection
  • Hearing protection
  • Respiratory protection
  • Full-body protection
  • Levels of protection
  • Fall protection
  • High visibility apparel
  • Working over or near water

Specific industry terms discussed throughout the duration of the course include the following:

  • OSHA
  • PPE
  • National Institute of Safety and Health (NIOSH)
  • Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
  • Personal floatation device (PFD)
  • International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA)
  • Powered air purifying respirator (PAPR)
  • Air purifying respirator (APR)
  • Self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA)
  • Immediately dangerous to life or health (IDLH)
  • Time-weighted average (TWA)
  • Decibel (DB)
  • Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)

Who is this Course for?

The Personal Protective Equipment for General Industry training from Exceed Safety is designed for employees, supervisors, and managers within both the general and industry sector, as well as construction, maritime, and agricultural industries. It is a course that will be relevant to all those who must use, select, maintain, or inspect PPE in the workplace. Industries in which this course will be applicable include, but aren’t limited to:

  • Manufacturing
  • Warehousing and distribution
  • Property management
  • Construction
  • Retail services
  • Healthcare
  • Automotive, trade, and transportation
  • Hospitality

Features & Benefits

Exceed Safety’s Personal Protective Equipment for General Industry online course is designed to better prepare individuals to work safely at the jobsite through the use of PPE. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will:

  • Know the different kinds of PPE used for protection against different types of workplace hazards
  • Be familiar with the guidance and assistance provided by OSHA, NIOSH, EPA, the US Coast Guard, ANSI, and individual manufacturers and suppliers
  • Understand that PPE is the third line of defense in the workplace and are only used to fight workplace hazards

In Person Training

Our in-person training is taught by our most skilled and experienced instructors. Participants can expect to be engaged with the material being taught. We 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. Because our instructors are so experienced, they can answer most questions quickly and in-depth. Some of our classes are available via Zoom (just call us for more information) and can be combined with virtual-blended learning.