Personal Protective Equipment Training

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) protects the person who uses it. It MUST be used correctly. This PPE training course covers the different types of PPE and explains what YOU need to know about it.

  • Duration 35 mins
  • Approval CPD, IOSH, RoSPA

Key Features

  • Completed in 35 minutes
  • CPD & RoSPA approved training
  • Clear narrative
  • Engaging animations
  • Provides a printable certificate upon completion
  • Work towards compliance with the PPE at Work Regulations

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. 

Types of PPE

  • Head protection - This includes hard hats, helmets, guards and bump caps
  • Hand protection - Gloves that protect from chemical, mechanical and thermal hazards
  • Eye & Face protection - Including safety glasses, over specs, face shields, eye shields and visors.
  • Breathing and respiratory apparatus - Including escape sets, filter respirators, detectors etc..
  • Protective clothing - Providing protection against chemical hazards and also includes high-visibility clothing.
  • Foot protection - Safety footwear, ESD footwear and footwear for the food industry.
  • Hearing protection - Includes ear defenders, plugs, noise meters and acoustic foam.
  • Fall management equipment - Harnesses, fall arresters and elbow & wrist supports.
Personal protective equipment

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.  

Personal Protective Equipment Course Contents

  1. What is PPE? When should it be used? Choosing the correct equipment. Making sure that your PPE is genuine. Maintaining and storing equipment.
  2. A deeper look into the types of PPE.
  3. Safety signs relating to PPE.