This training aims to highlight the importance of using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), as well as what you can do to ensure your PPE continues to provide the protection you need.

This training aims to highlight the importance of using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), as well as what you can do to ensure your PPE continues to provide the protection you need

Personal Protective Equipment: Course Contents

1. What is PPE?

This section looks at what PPE is and some items which are NOT PPE. It covers:

  • When to use PPE.

  • Choosing PPE.

  • Checking PPE is genuine.

  • Maintaining PPE.

  • Storing PPE.

It covers employers’ and employees’ responsibilities regarding PPE, for example the requirement for information, instruction and training and the importance of checking PPE fits and is in good condition.

2. Types of PPE

There are many types of PPE which protect different parts of your body from different hazards. In this section we are looking at each area of the body and the protection that is available.

We include:

  • Hearing protection.

  • Head protection.

  • Eye protection.

  • Foot protection.

  • Hand and Arm protection.

  • Body protection.

  • Extreme Temperatures

  • Fall Protection

  • Breathing protection – RPE

3. Safety Signs

Safety signs are an important means of communication for health and safety information. They must be clear and easy to understand.

In this section we look at the safety signs relevant to wearing PPE:

  • Mandatory Safety Signs.

  • Warning Signs

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Duration: 35 Minutes

Get in touch on 01206 363710 or info@helmsmanservices.co.uk to request a free trial.

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