PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) TRAINING PART 2. Agenda. Importance of personal protective equipment (PPE) Regulatory background BGSU’s written PPE Program When PPE is necessary What PPE is necessary How to wear and limitations of assigned PPE .
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What is PPE?
Equipment that workers wear to protect themselves from hazards in their work environment.
hearing protection safety goggles
respirators safety glasses
hard hats safety shoes
The hazard assessment used to determine hazards in the workplace include:
üEffectiveness of PPE Program
ü Injury and illness experience
ü Levels of exposure
ü Adequacy of equipment selection
ü Number of hour's workers wear various PPE
ü Adequacy of training/fitting of PPE
ü Program costs
ü The adequacy of program records
ü Coordination with overall safety and health program
ü New equipment and/or processes
See Job Specific PPE Hazard Assessment
See Job Specific PPE Requirements
Supervisors are responsible for fitting employees with PPE, issuing PPE, and providing the manufacturers instructions for use, care, limitations, and warnings