The definition of PPE is “all equipment (including clothing affording protection against the weather) which is intended to be worn or held by a person at work and which protects him against one or more risks to his health or safety” This equipment includes a number of items that you’ll probably be familiar with such as: Safety shoes/boots, harnesses, gloves, eyewear and hi-vis clothing.
The Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Regulations place a number of essential requirements on employers, not least to provide suitable PPE when the risk cannot be avoided by other means. This online training course provides a guide to understanding the requirements of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and why we must ensure that when it is used, it is used correctly.
This online training course increases understanding about the use of Personal protective equipment (PPE) and includes information and advice on the importance of using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) correctly.
This will cover a number of elements including: