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Personal Protective Equipment Online Course

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Course Description

In the UK there are approximately 144 fatalities in the workplace and around 621,000 non-fatal injuries every year. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) plays a vital role in managing Health & Safety risks. However, historical data shows many workers suffering injury were not wearing this clothing.

This course will show how wearing PPE plays a crucial role in preventing and reducing fatalities, injuries and diseases that would otherwise occur in the workplace. It includes details of a wide range of PPE options, examines the legislation and regulations that govern the responsibilities of employers, employees and suppliers, and provides a real-life case study showing the law in action.

The course will also cover risk assessment and the role it plays in the selection and use of PPE along with discussing other hazard control measures that can be implemented.

Finally, the course will move on to how to use, fit and wear PPE and understand its physical and theoretical limitations.

Target Audience

This course is primarily aimed at people that work in industries such as construction where they are likely to need to use a wide range of PPE on a daily basis.

However, there are many other areas of work where PPE is required such as factories, warehouses, window cleaners, healthcare workers, beauticians and many others.

One of the key things this course is intended to do is to teach people why they should use the PPE that is supplied to them and it is some of these other work areas where this message will be most effective.

Advantages

Candidates understanding how and why they should use PPE will mean they are more likely to use it consistently and correctly throughout their work. This has the advantage of reducing their risk of injury.

Online training is flexible, efficient and cost-effective, so candidates can progress through the modules at their own pace, in their own time, making it easy to fit the training around their work and personal life.

Further Progression

Many of our other Health and Safety courses compliment this one include Working at Height, Working Safely and Asbestos Awareness.

Duration

60 mins*

Price

£50+ VAT per candidate

Recommended System Requirements for Personal Protective Equipment Online Course 

  • Browser: Up to date web browser
  • Video: Up to date video drivers
  • Memory: 1Gb+ RAM
  • Download Speed: Broadband (3Mb+)

Course

Module

Number

Module Name

Pass %

Required

PPE

1

Introduction

70

PPE

2

Regulations & Responsibilities

70

PPE

3

PPE in Practice

70

PPE

4

Risk Assessment, Selection and Use

70

PPE

5

Types of PPE

70

PPE

6

Maintenance and replacement

70

CPD Approved

Contact us for a more in-depth discussion on your organisation’s requirements and how we can fully meet your expectations via our online course enquiry form here. Or call us on: 0191 375 5690. One of our team will get back to you with details on how we can help very soon 

Thank you for your time and interest in Vital Fire Solutions Ltd, Trading Arm of the County Durham and Darlington Fire Authority.

 

 

Contact

Phone

0191 375 5690

Email

vfsenquiries@ddfire.gov.uk

Address

Vital Fire Solutions Ltd
Belmont Business Park, Durham, DH1 1TW