Personal Protective Equipment: 08. PPE for Managers

Personal Protective Equipment: 08. PPE for Managers

Updated Apr 29, 2020

OSHA has established several rules and responsibilities for employers to maintain safe work environments. OSHA requires employers to establish and administer an effective personal protective equipment, or PPE, program for employees. In order for employers to know what personal protective equipment is necessary, they need to conduct an assessment to determine the various physical and health hazards. OSHA regulations also require employers to institute engineering and work practice controls to reduce hazards before using PPE. In this course, we'll go over what exactly is required of employers including how to do assessments, payment rules for PPE, and training employees.