PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT MANAGEMENT
This course is target at professionals through which they can demonstrate the understanding of personal protective equipment management.
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
- Define personal protective equipment and the reason for using it.
- Recall employer responsibilities to provide PPE and the employee’s responsibility to wear it.
- Identify minimum training requirements for PPE.
- Recall the prescribed action for new or unexpected hazards for which no personal protective equipment requirement is established.
- Identify specific hazards posed to a worker’s eyes and face and the types of equipment that protect against those hazards.
- Identify specific hazards posed to a worker’s head and the common types of equipment that protect against those hazards.
- Identify specific hazards posed to a worker’s feet and the common types of equipment that protect against those hazards.
- Identify the common types of equipment that protect against noise hazards.
- Identify specific hazards posed to a worker’s hands and the common types of equipment that protect against those hazards.
- Identify basic hazards posed to a worker’s respiratory system, the training that is required before use, and the basic types of equipment that protect against those hazards.
- Identify the types of life-saving equipment that may be necessary for working safely on or near construction sites.
PPE protects various parts of your body, such as:
- Eyes and face
- Respiratory system
Life-saving equipment includes:
- Body harnesses, lifelines, lanyards
- Safety nets
- Personal flotation devices (life jackets)
- High visibility or retro-reflective clothing (safety vests)
Eye and Face Hazards
- Each day employees are exposed to hazards that can injure their eyes and faces.
- Eye injuries alone account for some 2,000 incidents.
- The majority of injuries result from flying particles—liquid and dry—and vapors.
- Intense light, radiation, and contaminated materials also pose hazards.
- All construction craft workers are exposed to hazards that can result in eye and face injury. It is the workers’ responsibility to use PPE where a hazard exists.
- Put your safety glasses on when you walk on the jobsite.
- Don’t take them off until you leave.
Protective eyewear should:
- Guard against the specific hazard;
- Be comfortable and fit properly;
- Provide unrestricted vision and movement.
- Falling objects or contact with fixed objects are the most common causes of head injury.
- Head injury can cause permanent impairment or death.
- Safety Helmets (Hard Hats)
- Wearing a safety helmet or hard hat is one of the easiest ways to protect against head injury.
- Must be worn whenever there is danger of objects falling from above.
Protective head equipment should:
- Resist penetration
The training sessions will, as much as possible be practical and interactive, involving structured learning methods and hands-on practice.
- D.McKINSEY AND ASSOCIATES Ltd Certificate of Completion for individuals who attend and complete the Personal Protective Equipment Management.
- Candidates who desire International Certifications shall be registered through our platform for such an examination.
D.Mckinsey is licensed to train and issue certificates by the following bodies;
– Nigerian Council for Management Education, (CMD).
– OGTAN (Oil and Gas Trainers Association of NIGERIA).
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