PPE: Personal Protective Equipment 2.0 - Cal/OSHA

  • 7 topics | 37m 59s
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  • Transcripts
This course covers types, selection, maintenance, and care of personal protective equipment (PPE) in the workplace. The types of PPE covered in the course include hard hats; hand, foot, and eye protection; and body protection. The course also provides general guidelines on when respiratory, hearing, and fall protection are required. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. PPE: Personal Protective Equipment 2.0 - Cal/OSHA 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 key facts about PPE and its use
  • identify safety features and considerations when using head, hand, and foot protection
  • identify characteristics of protective clothing materials and protective suits
  • select appropriate eye protection to protect against various hazards
  • identify general guidelines for when hearing, respiratory, and fall protection are required
  • identify the level of protection that a user is provided when wearing specific types of PPE
  • recognize proper donning and doffing techniques for PPE


  • PPE Basics
  • Head, Hand, and Foot Protection
  • Protective Clothing Materials and Suits
  • Eye and Face Protection
  • Hearing, Respiratory, and Fall Protection
  • Levels of Protection
  • Donning and Doffing PPE