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PPE: Hand Protection


Overview/Description
Target Audience
Expected Duration
Lesson Objectives
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Overview/Description
Personal protective equipment (PPE) is designed to protect you from serious workplace injuries or illnesses resulting from contact with chemical, radiological, physical, electrical, mechanical, or other workplace hazards. This 30-minute course will help acquaint you with the various types of PPE specifically designed to protect your hands. 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. Learner objectives are to describe OSHA requirements related to personal protective equipment, choose the appropriate hand protection to guard against specific workplace hazards, and recall general hand protection usage and maintenance guidelines.

Target Audience
All personnel exposed to potential workplace hand and arm injuries

Expected Duration (hours)
0.5

Lesson Objectives

PPE: Hand Protection

  • identify true statements regarding personal protective equipment
  • select the appropriate hand protection to guard against temperature hazards in the workplace
  • select the appropriate hand protection to guard against chemical hazards in the workplace
  • select the appropriate hand protection to guard against a combination of hazards in the workplace
  • identify general hand protection storage and maintenance guidelines
  • Course Number:
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