Industrial Safety
English

Description

Personal Protective Equipment

Course Content

Course Content


Each year, thousands of people are blinded from work-related eye injuries that could have been prevented with the proper use of eye and face protection. With this fact in mind, this course is designed to help employees understand the importance of eye protection.  Employees will learn how to identify hazards such as particles, penetrating objects, and burns.  Additionally, students will gain an understanding of when to use the various types of eye protection to guard against them. Course length: 15 to 20 min
Students who take this course will be able to:
  • Define eye hazards
  • Describe how to reduce eye hazards
  • Define when to use different types of eye protection
01-ENG-17002-Hearing Conservation
Around 22 million U.S. workers are exposed to hazardous noise levels at work each year.  In this course, students will learn OSHA’s permissible exposure limit for noise, how to identify warning signs that there is hazardous noise in their work area, and the effects of temporary and permanent hearing loss. This course also explains ways to prevent noise exposure including administrative controls, engineering controls and PPE as a last line of defense.  Course length: 15 to 20 min 
Students who take this course will be able to:
  • Define hazardous noise
  • Identify signs that your workplace might be too noisy
  • Explain temporary and permanent hearing loss
  • Describe 3 ways to reduce noise exposure to prevent hearing loss
01-ENG-17003-Back Safety
According to OSHA, back injuries are the nation’s #1 workplace safety problem.  Back injuries often have a lasting impact:  they are often very painful, can be a long term or lifetime disability and are expensive to diagnose and treat.  This course explores the different types of back injury including strains, sprains and herniated disks.  It also covers the main causes of back injuries in the work place and how to prevent them which includes safe lifting practices.  Course length: 15 to 20 min
Students who take this course will be able to:
  • List the types of back injury
  • List the causes of back injury in the workplace
  • Describe how to prevent back injury and maintain a healthy back
  • Explain safe lifting practices
01-ENG-17004-Hand Protection
Hands are some of your workers most important tools.  Understanding hand safetyis important for workers who are exposed to harmful substances through skin absorption, cuts or lacerations, abrasions, chemical burns, thermal burns, and harmful temperature extremes.  This course provides employees information regarding the various types of hand injuries as well as the many types of hand protection including liquid proof gloves, latex gloves, polyurethane gloves, cut-resistant gloves, electrical hazard gloves, welding gloves and more!  Course length: 15 to 20 min
Students who take this course will be able to:
  • List the types of hand injuries you need to guard against
  • List the types of hand protection
  • Explain how to avoid hand injuries in the workplace
01-ENG-17005-Head Protection
It is estimated that head injuries cause about 1,000 worker deaths a year.  This course explores causes of head injuries including falling objects, bumping head against fixed objects (such as exposed pipes or beams), and contact with exposed electrical conductors.  Employees will also learn the symptoms of both minor and severe head injuries and ways to prevent injuries by identifying hazards and mitigating risks associated with head injuries.  
Addition topics explored in this course are the various grades of hard hats and comparison between hard hats and bump caps and when it is most appropriate to wear each type.  Course length: 15 to 20 min
Students who take this course will be able to:
  • Define causes of head injury
  • List the symptoms of head injuries
  • Describe how to protect from head injuries
  • List classifications of hard hats
  • Differentiate between hard hats and bump caps.
01-ENG-17006-Foot Protection
The topic of foot protection includes guarding employee’s toes, ankles, and feet from injury. About 200,000 workers suffer foot or toe injuries annually.  Employees who take this course will learn about these injuries and their main causes.  Additionally, the different types of PPE for feet are explored including key factors to keep in mind when choosing proper PPE.  Course length: 15 to 20 min
Students who take this course will be able to:
  • Recognize the value of PPE for the foot
  • Identify common workplace hazards regarding the foot
  • Identify common types of PPE for the foot