Personal Protective Equipment

This course covers introduction in the selection and use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). OSHA requires PPE to be worn to reduce employee exposure to serious workplace injuries or illnesses resulting from contact with chemical, dust, vapors, fumes, radiological, physical, electrical, mechanical, or other workplace hazards.

Who needs this course?

This course would especially benefit employers.

1910.132(f)(3) When the employer has reason to believe that any affected employee who has already been trained does not have the understanding and skill required by paragraph (f)(2) of this section, the employer shall retrain each such employee. Circumstances where retraining is required include, but are not limited to, situations where:

1910.132(f)(3)(i) Changes in the workplace render previous training obsolete; or

1910.132(f)(3)(ii) Changes in the types of PPE to be used render previous training obsolete; or

1910.132(f)(3)(iii) Inadequacies in an affected employee’s knowledge or use of assigned PPE indicate that the employee has not retained the requisite understanding or skill.

Course Content

  • Hazard controls
  • Work practices and training
  • PPE overview
  • Types of protection, including: Eyes/face, head, respiratory, hearing, hands/arms, body, legs/feet
  • Special protection
  • Employee responsibilities

Course Credit

1 Hour


There is no test required for this information course unless it is a part of a 10 or 30 OSHA class.

* CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY: In order to receive a refund for a course, you must notify the designated Employer Advantage instructor and withdraw from the class 5 business days prior to the training event. If a scheduled class has less than the minimum number of enrollees or weather conditions make travel unsafe, Employer Advantage will cancel the class and refund any fees previously paid by the enrollee. All refunds will be in the form of a check.

For Employer Advantage PEO clients, if you fail to withdraw an employee from a class at least 5 business days prior to the training event, you will be invoiced the non-client employee price.

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