SPA Module – PPE

SPA Module – Personal Protective Equipment – PPE

Course Aim

To build on basic health and safety information by concentrating on risks specifically associated with PPE

To understand the implications of: risk of personal injury, cost to the business, job security, environment not properly considered

Learning Objectives

To ensure delegates know PPE is, and to be aware of the associated risks.

On completion of this module delegates will be able to:

Understand the hierarchy of control measures

Identify the different types of PPE

List key activities where PPE must be used

Explain the process for selecting the correct PPE


What is PPE?

PPE Reg’s

Routes of entry

Hierarchy of control

Selection of PPE

Maintenance/upkeep of PPE

Different types of PPE

Success Indicators

Assessment results: Should show an acceptable theoretical understanding of the importance of using the correct Personal Protective Equipment.