PPE: Clothing/Ensembles. Instructional Goal: The participant will recognize the purpose of personal protective equipment and personal protective clothing. PPE: Clothing/Ensembles. Shield or isolate individuals from waste site hazards Careful selection and use of adequate PPE
The participant will recognize the purpose of personal protective equipment and personal protective clothing.
Personal Protective EquipmentLevels of Protection
NOTE: recommended for site entries if operations involve high potential for slash or for exposure to vapors, gases or particles that have high degree of hazard to the skin.
NOTE:This is the minimum level recommended for initial site entries until the hazards have been further identified.
NOTE: can be used only when all atmospheric contaminants have been identified and their concentrations measured and when it has been determined that the air-purifying respirator can remove the contaminants.
NOTE:can be used only when all atmospheric contaminants have been identified and concentrations measured, and when it has been determined that there is no hazard to the respiratory system or to the skin.
Loss of ability for
Muscle slow down
keep area dry and cool
Heat Cramps - muscular pain and spasms
replacement of salt through liquids
Heat Exhaustion - headache, nausea, dizziness, vomiting, and heavy sweating
move to cooler environment and elevate feet
Heat Stroke - very small pupils, confusion, unconsciousness and very high body temperature
summon medical help immediatelySymptoms and Treatment