OSHA Personal Protective Equipment
This course introduces you to the various types of personal protective equipment (PPE), including eye and face protection, head protection, arm and hand protection, foot protection, body protection, and respiratory protection.
Personal Protective Equipment - Curriculum
General PPE Requirements
In this module you will learn about employer and employee responsibilities relating to personal protective equipment, who is required to pay for PPE, safety and back belts and the PPE standard, and defective and damaged equipment.
In this lesson, you will about how to select the correct types of PPE, conduct a hazard assessment, and the PPE training requirements stipulated by the OSHA standard.
Types of Personal Protective Equipment
In this lesson you will learn about the different types of PPE specifically for:
- Eye protection
- Face protection
- Respiratory protection
In this lesson you will learn about the different types of head protection and when each type should be used.
In this lesson you will learn about the different types of hand protection available and when each type should be used.
In this lesson you will learn about the different types of foot protection available and when each type should be used.
In this lesson you will learn about types of personal protective equipment that must be used when working around electrical equipment, and the regulations around testing, inspecting and defect checking this type of PPE
In this lesson you will learn about sounds and noise, the hearing conservation program the different types of hearing protective PPE and how to correctly use ear plugs and ear muffs.
OSHA Certificate of Compliance
After successfully completing the training, you can buy the official OSHA Personal Protective Equipment Certificate for just $12.95.
Instant access and email delivery means you’re OSHA 29 CFR 1910.Subpart I compliant immediately. Your certificate will be permanently stored in your account where it can be verified or re-printed at any time.
OSHA Information and Disclaimer
This website is not the official or final authority to determine OSHA compliance responsibilities, which are set forth in OSHA standards themselves, and the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970. Because OSHA regulations are constantly being added, deleted, and/or revised, you must not rely on this website as the official or final authority of OSHA training requirements; refer to the official OSHA regulations available on OSHA’s website (osha.gov). - Click anywhere to read disclaimers.
The information in this course is general in nature and does not address all workplace hazards or PPE requirements. The information, methods and procedures in this course are based on the OSHA requirements for PPE as set forth in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) for general industry in the following parts.
- Part Number:
- Part Number Title:
Occupational Safety and Health Standards
1910 Subpart I
- Subpart Title:
Personal Protective Equipment
- Standard Number:
- Title:Personal Protective Equipment
- GPO Source:
Authority: 29 U.S.C. 653, 655, 657; Secretary of Labor’s Order No. 12–71 (36 FR 8754), 8–76 (41 FR 25059), 9–83 (48 FR 35736), 1–90 (55 FR 9033), 6–96 (62 FR 111), 3–2000 (65 FR 50017), 5–2002 (67 FR 65008), 5–2007 (72 FR 31160), 4–2010 (75 FR 55355), or 1–2012 (77 FR 3912), as applicable, and 29 CFR part 1911.