The Cal Personal Protective Equipment Awareness online training from OSHA Education School is an introductory-level course designed to teach California-specific guidelines regarding personal protective equipment (PPE) required to perform specific on-the-job tasks. Equipment covered includes, but may not be limited to, hard hats, protective eye wear, hearing protection, protective gloves, footwear, and appropriate clothing.
Throughout this course, participants can expect to learn information designed to protect employees from potential workplace hazards that may result in illness or injury. Participants will also learn how to appropriately inspect equipment for defects and learn how to ascertain when equipment needs to be replaced.
OSHA Education School’s Cal Personal Protective Equipment awareness course teaches participants how to determine which PPE is required to perform specific jobsite tasks. Participants will learn about Cal/OSHA legal requirements governing PPE, established to ensure safety to the highest degree in the workplace. Specific course topics include the following:
Overview of California-specific PPE regulations
Introduction to PPE
Protecting your head
Protecting your body
Working over water
Final considerations regarding PPE
Specific industry terms discussed throughout the duration of the course include the following: