Revised on
04/19/17 03:07pm

PPE: Personal Protective Equipment

Contact information

**PLEASE NOTE: The Learning Management Systen (LMS), where trainings are housed, is set up for employees. If you are a student or visiting scholar, you must request access to the system before you can complete your training. Please email sdps@ucdavis.edu to request access to the system.

This course covers types, selection, maintenance, and care of personal protective equipment in the workplace. The types of personal protective equipment (PPE) covered in the course include: hard hat, respiratory protection, hearing protection, and body protection. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives are to: describe the proper use of the various types of PPE commonly found in general industry, identify the level of protection that a user is provided when wearing specific types of PPE, and discuss the general maintenance and care techniques used for various types of PPE.

Employees that have completed the UC Laboratory Safety Fundamentals course do not need to complete this training.

Course duration estimate:

1 hour 15 minutes

Training is required by Cal/OSHA and UC Davis P&P for faculty, staff, students, volunteers and visitors that use/wear or should use/wear PPE of this type and for those people who supervise/manage them. NOTE: Interim training may not meet all requirements; improved versions are under development.