Empower Safety: Master Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) with Our Training Course

Personal Protective Equipment Course: Learn Essential Safety Skills for Your Protection and Others

The Joint Commission

Our Client

What is Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Training Course

Enrolling in the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) course is essential to safeguard yourself and your co-workers from workplace injuries and illnesses caused by chemical or biological hazards. Our comprehensive curriculum covers everything you need to know about PPE.

As you go through the course, we’ll see why using PPE is so important. We’ll explore the regulatory requirements, hazard assessment and walk-through surveys. These are crucial steps in determining the right personal protective equipment for you and your co-workers. Proper training for PPE usage is another key aspect we cover.

The Personal Protective Equipment course details various PPE types, such as eye and face protection, respirators, and full-body coverage. We’ll cover everything from gowns, aprons, and foot and leg protection. Additionally, we emphasize hand hygiene, personal decontamination, and the correct disposal methods for PPE.

By completing this comprehensive program, you’ll be equipped with the knowledge and skills to safeguard yourself and others from workplace risks effectively.

Course Description

CategoryThe Joint Commission
Course NamePersonal Protective Equipment (PPE)
Duration30 mins
Certificate IncludedYes
Languages English
Course TypeInteractive online training
FormatLM-light, SCORM 1.2
Supported DevicesDesktop/Laptop, Tablet, Phone
Last UpdatedJune 30, 2021

What you’ll learn

  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Defined
  • The Significance of PPE in the Workplace
  • Exploring Hazard Assessment and Walk-Through Surveys
  • Choosing the Right PPE
  • Different Types of PPE and Proper Usage
  • Safe Disposal of PPE


  1. Introduction to the personal protective equipment course
  2. Definition of personal protective equipment
  3. PPE and regulatory requirements 
  4. Hazard assessment
  5. Walk-through survey
  6. Selection of PPE
  7. Training for proper use of PPE
  8. Types of PPE
  9. Eye and face protection
  10. Types of Eye and face protection
  11. Goggles and face shields
  12. Masks and safety glasses
  13. Respiratory protection
  14. Types of respirators
  15. Respiratory masks
  16. How to use respirators
  17. Hand and arm protection
  18. PPE Gloves
  19. PPE Gowns
  20. Head protection
  21. Foot and leg protection
  22. PPE Shoes
  23. Hearing protection
  24. Ear plugs and ear muffs
  25. Body protection
  26. Aprons and gowns
  27. Types of gowns used in patient care
  28. Let’s revisit what we studied so far…
  29. Hand hygiene
  30. Personal decontamination
  31. Disposal of PPE
  32. Handling of contaminated PPE
  33. Safety and health guidelines

Who Should Attend?

  • Healthcare Professionals
  • Construction Workers 
  • Industrial Workers
  • Laboratory Personnel
  • Emergency Responders
  • Environmental Workers
  • Any Worker in Hazardous Environments

Why emPower

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Extremely Cost-effective

  • As low as $0.99/user/yr
  • We will match or better the price of your current LMS

Effective Courses

  • Each course is 20-40 min long to ensure engagement with quizzes and certificate
  • SCORM 1.2 Compliant


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PPE training should cover the proper selection, usage, maintenance, and disposal of personal protective equipment to ensure worker safety in specific workplace environments and tasks.

Yes, PPE often needs certification to ensure it meets safety standards. Certification indicates that the equipment has undergone testing and complies with regulations, assuring its effectiveness in protecting users.

All employees who may be exposed to workplace hazards requiring PPE should receive training. This includes healthcare workers, construction personnel, industrial workers, and anyone facing specific workplace risks.

PPE training is essential to ensure that individuals understand how to properly select, use, maintain, and dispose of personal protective equipment. This knowledge is crucial for their safety and the prevention of workplace injuries or illnesses.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) offers crucial benefits: 1) Shields against workplace hazards, 2) Enhances safety, 3) Reduces injury risks, 4) Ensures compliance with regulations, and 5) Provides peace of mind.