The Cal Personal Protective Equipment for Construction online training from OSHA Education School is a course designed to explore the California/OSHA (Cal/OSHA) standards governing personal protective equipment (PPE) in the state of California. This intermediate-level course dives into the Cal-specific requirements, which are more strict than federal OSHA standards.
It is important to note that California PPE requirements include American National Standards Institute (ANSI) compliance, proper exposure classification, and good condition of all PPEs on the worksite. Participants can expect to learn the different types of PPE used, both on land and water, including lifeboats and more.
OSHA Education School’s Cal Personal Protective Equipment for Construction online course explains in depth what PPE is, why it is required, and how it performs as the third line of defense in construction workplace safety. Participants can expect to learn about how to select appropriate PPE, identifying potential workplace hazards, the different classes of PPE, and more. Specific course topics include the following:
General PPE program issues
Eye and face protection
Emergency eye wash and body wash
Arm and hand protection
Foot and leg protection
High visibility apparel
Working over or working near water
Specific industry terms discussed throughout the duration of the course include the following:
Permissible exposure limit (PEL)
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS)
International Safety Equipment Association (ISEA)descriptionoutlineBenefits