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Fundamentals - PPE

Learning Objectives

  • Define PPE
  • Explain the value of PPE
  • Identify common workplace hazards related to PPE
  • Identify the common types of PPE
  • Explain the basic characteristics of PPE
  • Explain the general worker and employer responsibilities regarding PPE

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Course Outline
  • PPE Fundamentals
Regulations
  • OSH Act Section 5 (a) (1), known as the General Duty Clause
  • 1910.132 General Requirements (including 1910.132 (h)(1), employer payment for PPE changes that became effective May 15 2008
  • 1910.133 Eye and Face Protection
  • 1910.134 - Respiratory Protection
  • 1910.135 - Head Protection
  • 1910.136 - Occupational Foot Protection
  • 1910.137 - Electrical Protective Devices
  • 1910.138 – Hand Protection
  • 1910.95 - Occupational Noise Exposure
  • 1910.146 - Permit Required Confined Spaces
  • 1910.252 - Welding, Cutting & Brazing - General Requirements