Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Overview for Construction (US)
Worksites can be very dangerous and unpredictable places with loud noises, falling objects, flying sparks, toxic chemicals, whirling blades and belts, and more. So what is one way to keep yourself safe? By wearing personal protective equipment, commonly known as PPE, you can protect yourself against hazards and reduce your chances of getting hurt or even killed. Ideal learners are construction workers.
- Identify different types of PPE
- Select the appropriate PPE for the hazards present
- Recognize the principles of proper PPE use, care and maintenance