Personal Protective Equipment Training

101-01 Personal Protective Equipment

The purpose of a personal protective program is to protect employees by ensuring personal protective equipment (PPE) is provided and used, whenever it is necessary due to hazards from processes or in the work environment, and maintained in a sanitary and reliable condition. This lesson presents the responsibilities of managers, supervisors, and workers; assessment of hazards; selection and use of personal protective equipment (PPE); and training.

This lesson satisfies the required annual refresher training for OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910 132 (f) (1) through (3).

  • Identify the responsibilities of the safety and health manager, supervisors, and employee regarding the use of personal protective equipment
  • Identify the components of a training program for the use of PPE
  • Distinguish the types of equipment necessary to protect employees when working in conditions affecting the workers’ health and safety
  • Describe the hierarchy of controls as it relates to personal protective equipment

101-02 Hearing and Noise Safety

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to identify conditions that lead to hearing damage or loss and use both engineering controls and personal protective equipment to prevent such damage.

The 101 PPE lessons satisfy the training requirements and annual refresher requirements for OSHA standard 29 CFR 1910 section 95 (i) (4); (k) and (l).

  • Identify employee responsibilities regarding wearing hearing protective devices
  • Discuss the identification of hazardous noise areas
  • Discuss workplace noise control methods that include engineering controls and personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Describe the proper use and maintenance of hearing protective devices

101-03 Respiratory Protective Program

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to identify respiratory hazards and utilize personal respiratory equipment to prevent injury or illness caused by poor breathing conditions in the workplace.

The 101 PPE lessons satisfy the training requirements for OSHA 29 CFR 1910 section 134 (k) (1) through (6).

  • Define key terms used in the implementation of the respiratory protection program
  • Distinguish the responsibilities of the safety and health manager from those of the area supervisors and employees when implementing the respiratory protection program
  • Identify the need for respiratory protective equipment
  • Describe the personal medical considerations and evaluation procedures pertaining to a respiratory protection program

101-70 Introduction to OSHA

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to describe the large role OSHA plays in maintaining employee health and safety as employees perform their daily work. This course provides a general overview of basic topics related to OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) and how it operates. Information provided does not determine compliance responsibilities under OSHA standards or the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act).

  • Understand why OSHA is important to employees
  • Describe rights employees have under OSHA
  • List some of the employer’s responsibilities under OSHA
  • Outline what applicable OSHA standards say
  • Describe how OSHA inspections are conducted
  • Identify where employees can go for help with occupational safety concerns

101-71 Introduction to Industrial Hygiene

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to discuss and apply principles of industrial hygiene towards a safer working environment.

  • Identify types of health hazards in the workplace
  • Identify types of chemical hazards in the work place
  • Identify types of biological hazards in the work place
  • Identify types of physical hazards in the work place
  • Identify types of ergonomic hazards in the work place