PPE in Construction
PPE should always be provided where there's a workplace hazard which can't be completely removed in any other way. It's the final layer of protection between you and the hazard. It must be used and it must be used correctly.
This personal protective equipment course is designed to explain what you need to know to improve your safety, particularly if you work in a high risk environment. It looks at the different types of Personal Protective Equipment and the responsibilities of employers and employees.
It covers the requirements of The Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations 1992 & 2002 - for example, that PPE should be properly assessed, checked and maintained.
Who should take our PPE Training?
Anyone working in construction will at some point have to wear a form personal protective equipment. Our PPE course is aimed that anyone performing high-risk activities or working in high-risk environments (Such as construction sites).
Some jobs/activities that will require PPE training (But not limited to):
- Working with abrasive wheels
- Using vibrating tools
- Working at heights
- Using noisy tools
- Working with or removing asbestos
- Working with electricity
- Working with Asbestos - See our Asbestos Awareness Training.
Why is training required?
If your job requires you to wear PPE, then you are most likely either working in a high risk environment or working with potentially dangerous equipment. Our PPE training not only teaches you about the different types of personal protective equipment, but it also looks into choosing the right equipment for the job, making sure that your equipment is genuine and how to properly maintain and store PPE.