Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Construction
Workers involved in construction are exposed to a significant risk of death or injury from being struck by various objects in the workplace. OSHA statistics indicate that a significant portion of all work related injuries and fatalities involve workers being struck in the eyes, head, face, hand, and or feet by foreign objects. In the majority of these accidents Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) was either not being used or being used improperly. This course series will cover an array of PPE and how to decide which PPE you need to use at your workplace.
The hazards that typically cause head injuries, eye and face injuries, hand and arm injuries, hearing damage and respiratory damage When PPE should be worn Selecting appropriate PPE for the hazards present in the work environment Inspection and maintenance the different types of PPE