Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)



Product Information

Course Objectives

This course will help you to understand the importance of PPE used in hazardous workplace environments. You will learn about the responsibilities that you and your employer have in relation to PPE, and about suitable types of PPE that can help keep yourself and others safe in the workplace.


Learning Objectives

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) 
    • Explain the role of PPE in relation to the Hierarchy of Controls 
      • What do we mean by PPE? 
      • PPE and the Hierarchy of Controls 
    • Describe you and your employers responsibilities relating to PPE
      • Legislation and regulation 
      • Roles and responsibilities
  • Types of PPE
    • Identify suitable types of PPE for specific tasks
      • Assessing and selecting (PPE workflow) 
      • Certified PPE
    • Describe the types of PPE used to protect various parts of the body 
      • Head
      • Hand and Arms
      •  Feet and Legs
      • Full Body and Drowning Protection
      • Respiratory, Height and Access 
  • Use, maintenance and storage of PPE
    • Describe how to correctly use, store and dispose of PPE

      • Training and use (including fitment) 
      • Maintenance
      • Storage and disposal 

Additional Information

  • Duration: 25 minutes (approx.)
  • Knowledge Check: 11 Questions Final Assessment


System Requirements

  • Operating System: Windows (7,8,10) and Apple Mac
  • Browsers: Edge, Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox and Safari
  • Additional Hardware: Please ensure that you have headphones or speakers


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