Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Training
This PPE awareness training course raises awareness of the key issues and responsibilities employees, owners of business’s and managers need to ensure the working environment is as safe as possible.
Everyone needs to understand the importance of identifying, and wearing the relevant PPE required in their workplace. This course is essential for anyone who may work in an environment where a hazard, or hazards, exist.
Hazards exist in many working environments. It is essential that the appropriate Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) should always be available for the type of hazards that exist in the workplace. It must be in good condition, comfortable and worn correctly. However, a risk assessment will identify any hazard(s) and put control measures in place to remove it or lessen the risk. PPE should always be the last option to consider.
Who is this course for?
This course is for anyone in the workplace as it covers a variety of topics that will give you a good understanding, as well as raise awareness of the importance of wearing the correct PPE, where certain hazards exist and when they cannot be removed.
The aim of this Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Training course is to raise awareness of the key issues and responsibilities employees,owners of businesses and managers to ensure the working environment is as safe as possible. Everyone needs to understand the importance of identifying and wearing the relevant PPE required in their workplace. This course is essential for anyone who may work in an environment where a hazard, or hazards, exist.
This course is made up of 3 sections, which are:
Section 1 - The law and risk controls
- Legislative requirements
- Hierarchy of controls
- Administrative and PPE controls
Section 2 - Different types of PPE
Section 3 - Use of PPE
- Resistance to wearing PPE
- Benefits and limitations of wearing PPE
- Information, instruction and training
- User checks and fitting
- Inspection and maintenance
- Storage of PPE
- Typical signs
- Use of PPE
The average time required to complete the learning is approximately 30 minutes, however the course is designed to go at the pace of the learner and can be completed in more time if needed.
The online assessment for the course consists of 15 multiple choice questions. In order to be successful, candidates must achieve a 75% pass mark (12 or above) to obtain the certificate.
On successful completion of the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Training assessment, the candidate will be able to print/save their certificate. In addition to this, an email is sent to the candidate containing a link to the certificate. This is the simplest, most convenient way to achieve compliance. Also, a QR code has been added to the certificate, which can be scanned by a smartphone to establish the certificate’s validity.