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Personal Protective Equipment: Body Protection


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
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Overview/Description
This course will help acquaint you with the various types of personal protective equipment (PPE) specifically designed to protect your torso, arms, and legs. It will assist you in selecting and maintaining the proper equipment based on the workplace hazards present. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements - recall general OSHA requirements related to personal protective equipment, choose the appropriate body protection to guard against workplace hazards, and describe how to inspect and maintain body protection. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology.

Target Audience
This course is recommended for all employees and supervisors who are required to wear PPE by OSHA regulations.

Expected Duration (hours)
0.5

Lesson Objectives

Personal Protective Equipment: Body Protection

  • identify general OSHA requirements for employers related to personal protective equipment
  • identify employee responsibilities regarding personal protective equipment
  • identify the types of materials commonly used to protect the body from workplace hazards
  • select the appropriate body protection to guard against workplace hazards
  • Identify how to inspect and maintain body protection
  • Course Number:
    esh_sah_a66_sh_enus