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Personal protective equipment (PPE) is designed to protect you from serious workplace injuries or illnesses resulting from contact with chemical, radiological, physical, electrical, mechanical, or other workplace hazards. This 30-minute course will help acquaint you with the various types of PPE specifically designed to protect your hands. It will assist you in selecting and maintaining the proper equipment based on the workplace hazards present. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives are to describe OSHA requirements related to personal protective equipment, choose the appropriate hand protection to guard against specific workplace hazards, and recall general hand protection usage and maintenance guidelines. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.
All personnel exposed to potential workplace hand and arm injuries