Gain an understanding of OSHA's PPE requirements and identify what PPE must be used. Personal protective equipment (PPE) is equipment worn to minimize exposure to hazards that cause serious workplace injuries and illnesses. PPE violations are among the most frequently cited OSHA violations. In addition to the risk of substantial fines, an employer's failure to ensure that employees use appropriate PPE can lead to serious employee injuries and death. This topic will enable you to understand OSHA's PPE requirements and identify what PPE must be used, what training is required, and how to ensure continued employee compliance.
Performing a Hazard Assessment to Determine Appropriate PPE
Ensuring Continued Compliance