PPE: Head Protection

  • 4 topics | 21m
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
This course will help acquaint you with the various types of PPE specifically designed to protect your head. 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 recall general OSHA requirements, choose the appropriate head protection to guard against workplace hazards, and describe how to inspect and maintain head 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. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.


  • identify general OSHA requirements related to personal protective equipment
  • identify the workplace hazards protective helmets are designed to protect against
  • identify components of protective helmets
  • select the appropriate head protection to guard against conditional workplace hazards
  • identify how to inspect and maintain head protection


  • Overview of PPE
  • Head Protection
  • Types of Protective Helmets
  • Inspection and Maintenance