PPE: Personal Protective Equipment
Course duration estimate: 1 hr and 15 min
This hour and 15 minute course is intended for faculty, staff, students, volunteers and visitors that use/wear or should use/wear PPE, and for those people who supervise/manage them. 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. Course objectives include:
- Describing the proper use of the various types of PPE commonly found in general industry.
- Identifying the level of protection that a user is provided when wearing specific types of PPE.
- Discussing the general maintenance and care techniques used for various types of PPE.
Note: Employees that have completed the UC Laboratory Safety Fundamentals course do not need to complete this training.
**PLEASE NOTE: The Learning Management System (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 firstname.lastname@example.org to request access to the system.