OSHA-Workplace Safety

PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) (OWS03)

If you’ve ever been injured at work, you’ll know that safety in the workplace is no laughing matter. From chemicals to falling objects, loud noises to dizzying heights, every workplace comes with its own hazards that could potentially cause serious injury or illness.

The good news is, by wearing Personal Protective Equipment, or PPE, you can minimize your exposure to workplace hazards. Correct selection and use of PPE mean your risk of personal injury or long-term medical conditions is significantly reduced. This course covers essential OSHA guidance on PPE and tells you what you need to know to keep yourself safe.

By the end of this course, you’ll be able to:

• Identify when PPE is necessary
• Recognize the different types of PPE and their uses/limitations
• Use appropriate PPE depending on the circumstance
• Identify what training you need to use your specific PPE correctly

Why take this course?

This course is aimed at workers across all industries. You’ll learn when, why, and what type of PPE is needed to ensure your safety in different circumstances. You’ll also gain an understanding of what further training you need depending on the kind of PPE you’re using.

10 mins | SCORM | Infographic

  • PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certificate with a duration: 3 years