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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is an important area for workers to have knowledge on. This course will look at what the definition of PPE is, the different types of clothing and regulations surrounding PPE. You will also learn when PPE should be used and why it should be used.

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All about this course

This Personal Protective equipment (PPE) course covers everything that you need to know about PPE, including when people are required to wear protective equipment. It will look at the two main categories of PPE and give in-depth description of what is included in them and when people should wear it. We will also be looking at some of the main legislations and regulations relating to PPE as well as who is responsible for providing PPE and the reasons behind why it was introduced.

This course includes The Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 2022 which came into force on the 6th April 2022.

In order to complete the course, you must achieve 80% or more in the final multiple choice quiz.

You will earn 3 CPD points on completion of the course, this course will take around 3 hours to complete and the certificate will last for two years.

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  • Completed online with instant downloadable certificate
  • Fully printed certificate posted next day
  • Covers all required legislation and practices
  • Complete the online multiple choice assessment as many times as you need to pass

Units covered

  • Unit 1 – Understanding the term ‘PPE’ – In our first unit we will be looking at what PPE is and the requirements of PPE. This unit will also look at the different regulations that surround PPE and why these regulations are important.
  • Unit 2 – The user – This unit will be looking at when the user should use PPE and what types they should be using. It will also explain the steps that should be followed when carrying out a risk assessment and why risk assessments are important.
  • Unit 3 – Types of PPE protection – In this unit we will be looking at the different types of protection in detail and what protection they offer a person.
  • Unit 4 – Legal Requirements – In this unit we will explore the legal requirements, you will also look in more detail at the different types of protection.
  • Unit 5 – When is PPE required – In our final unit will be looking at what types of PPE should be used and the main types protection.
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This course has been checked and assured for quality and accuracy by RoSPA, the Royal Society for the Prevention of Accidents, to ensure it meets their exacting standards and is up-to-date. Formed over 100 years ago, RoSPA are committed to increasing safety measures and reducing accidents throughout numerous industries as well as campaigning for better standards in health and safety worldwide.

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PPE course
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
£20 + VAT