Personal Protective Equipment PPE

PPE means to stand for Personal Protective Equipment. Typically, PPE is anything that the workers wear or use in order to keep them safe and healthy.

Introduction to PPE

PPE means to stand for Personal Protective Equipment. Typically, PPE is anything that the workers wear or use in order to keep them safe and healthy. Wearing PPE protects the workers from serious exposure to toxic or corrosive chemical, biological and physical hazards including injuries or illnesses happening due to workplace hazards.

PPE protects workers from risks of injury or illness against hazardous material or equipment when coming in contact with them and is designed for the employees for scenarios where workplace conditions are not feasible to lessen the existing risks.

Roles of an employer in providing PPE to workers

HSE General board  recommends employers reduce the risk of workers with exposed to occupational hazards by the use of personal protective equipment (PPE). It is employers’ responsibility to:

  • Give appropriate PPEs to employees based on the job involved at no cost
  • Store and make the PPEs accessible in a good and working condition
  • Ensure the workers are aware of using the correct PPEs in the right way
  • Make sure whether suitable PPE relevant for the task is being used by workers

Purpose of PPE

  • Should be selected based on the type of work
  • Provide protection against the potential risks involved
  • Offer comfort to the user for wearing and fits to use
  • Wearing or use of PPE should never be a hurdle or not comfortable for the workers related to tasks
  • Be in compliance with the relevant standards

Responsibilities of an employee pertaining to PPE use

Employees are responsible for:

  • Use all the PPEs provided depending on their activities
  • If notices any damage or loss of PPE, it should be reported immediately
  • When not in use, have to store the PPEs in the given suitable place

Learning outcomes after the end of instruction to the candidates

  • Gain an understanding of the current regulations related to PPEs
  • Be aware of the special markings and standards in the workplace
  • Encourage and instill safe behavior regarding the use of PPE
  • Know the various types of PPEs
  • Understanding the relevant regulations

The target audience to take this course

  • Supervisors
  • Employees
  • Contractors

    Course Certification

    Successful participants will get their certificates on PPE Training after passing out the written and practical tests.

    Minimum Qualification

    If the course is not agreed to be offered in the preferred language of the client, you should have the capability of understanding English.

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