SPA Module – Personal Protective Equipment – PPE
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
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?
Routes of entry
Hierarchy of control
Selection of PPE
Maintenance/upkeep of PPE
Different types of PPE
Assessment results: Should show an acceptable theoretical understanding of the importance of using the correct Personal Protective Equipment.