During certain work tasks, educators and support staff who do not wear the correct personal protective equipment (PPE), could be put under unnecessary risks that affect their health, not just their job. This awareness-level course will introduce you to the proper PPE for your work environment along with how to wear and maintain your equipment under OSHA guidelines. This course will also help you identify the responsibilities of you and your employer in providing PPE and fixing potential hazards to keep the work environment safe for all.
In this course, you will:
- Identify common PPE and their uses,
- Recognize specialized types of PPE and their uses, and
- Learn your responsibilities surrounding PPE use and maintenance.