Online PPE Training Course
This Online PPE Training Course will help to reinforce to your operatives the purpose and importance of using and wearing the correct Personal Protective Equipment or PPE. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is widely used in the construction and building industries, as well as many others, including the care sector and manufacturing.
But all to often Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is widely abused and many users of PPE do not fully understand the importance of using and maintaining their Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) . You can therefore use our Online PPE Training course to help ensure your operatives and subcontractors understand why Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is used and what their own responsibilities are with regards to the use, storage and maintenance of the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) that has been issued to them. Just providing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is no longer enough, you have a legal duty to ensure that your staff and others are trained in the correct use, storage and maintenance of their PPE. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is important and this Online PPE Training Course can form an important part of your employees Health and Safety Training.
Online PPE Training Course
Our online PPE Health and Safety Training course helps to reinforce to operatives the purpose and importance of using and wearing the correct Personal Protective Equipment or PPE. PPE is widely used in construction, but it is also widely abused and many do not fully understand the importance of using and maintaining their PPE. Use this Online PPE Health and Safety Training course to help ensure your operatives and subcontractors understand why PPE is used and what their own responsibilities are with regards to the use, storage and maintenance of PPE.
Just providing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is no longer enough, as an employer you have a legal duty to ensure that your staff and others are trained in the use of PPE, together with the storage and maintenance of their Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). The use and importance of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) can therefore be communicated to your employees through this innovative Online PPE Training Course which can also form an important part of your employees overall Health and Safety Training.
Employers should also note that Regulation 9 of the Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992, specifically requires them to ensure that all users of PPE are provided with suitable and sufficient Information, Instruction and Training with regards to the PPE that they are required to use in the course of their work. This online safety training course can therefore be used by employers to help demonstrate how this information, instruction and training has been provided to his employees.
The Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Regulations place duties on employers to provide suitable Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as a last line of defence whenever the risk cannot be avoided by other means. Our online PPE Training Course therefore helps to quantify when PPE should be used and how your employees have their own responsibilities to look after, use and maintain the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) that is issued to them by their employers.
In today’s unprecedented times, PPE has become a commonly know phrase, with the likes of the NHS and care workers now urgently seeking out additional supplies of PPE while they fight against the Coronavirus (Covid-19), so this training course is equally valid to those in all sectors, including the care sector.
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”
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) therefore includes:
- Safety footwear
- Hand protection (Gloves)
- Eye protection (Glasses, Goggles, Visors etc)
- Hi-vis clothing
- Respirators and dust masks
- Hearing protection (ear muffs, ear plugs etc)
It is also important to remember that all PPE must be compatible.
PPE Safety Training – Course Content
Our online PPE training course will help to ensure employees who use PPE in the workplace understand the fundamental requirements of how to safely use, wear, store and maintain/look after their PPE. The full content of the online PPE Health and Safety awareness training course can be summarised as follows:
- What is PPE?
- Assessing suitable PPE
- The hazards and types of PPE
- CE marking
- Key points to remember
- Multiple choice test
Upon the completion of this course you will have an understanding of the following:
- The Law regarding the use of PPE
- The importance of using the correct PPE
- Recognising common safety hazards where PPE is required
- The principles of maintaining PPE in good condition
The duration of the online PPE training course is approximately 30 minutes and learners require no prior knowledge.
Upon the successful completion of the course, a Training Certificate will be issued and available to download instantly through your online training account.
Online training is the modern and cost effective way in which to provide basic health and safety training to your employees, it does not need your operatives to take time of work and spend hours travelling across the country to a training venue, it does not have to be completed at a certain time or even on a specific day. Online training provides consist delivery of the course content, so you can be sure nothing has been missed, it is also totally flexible, it can be done on-site, at home, in the office, or even whilst sat in a car (as long as you’re not driving!!). Online training can be done during the day, at night or whenever you want, if you need to stop, then that’s fine, just stop and come back to it when you have the time. Online training really does solve the issue of ‘how on earth am I going to get all of my operatives in the same room, at the same time?’, well now you don’t need to!
Why not also checkout the full range of online health and safety training courses offered by Your Safety Advisor Ltd, the Construction Safety Specialists.