Course Duration: 5 Days CEU’s 4.5
Professional Credential: Certified Personal Protective Equipment Training Specialist (CPPETS)
Note: Refresher certification is required every three years to maintain professional credential.)
Are you involved in the selection, use, or maintenance of personal protective equipment? Do you need to know how to identify the need, determine the proper PPE, and provide the necessary training and documentation for PPE use? Do you need to know how to apply the PPE Regulations? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this course is for you.
In five days, you will learn about the PPE Regulations, PPE Hazard Assessments, Effective Training, Engineering Solutions, Administrative Controls, Program Requirements, Respiratory Fit Testing, The Assessment Process, Eye And Face Protection, Head Protection, Foot Protection, Hand Protection, Respiratory Protection, Hearing Conservation. You will be introduced to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards for each type of personal protective equipment.
According to OSHA 1910.132(d)(1) it states " The employer shall assess the workplace to determine if hazards are present, or are likely to be present, which necessitate the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) and 1910.132(d)(2)
The employer shall verify that the required workplace hazard assessment has been performed through a written certification that identifies the workplace evaluated; the person certifying that the evaluation has been performed; the date(s) of the hazard assessment; and, which identifies the document as a certification of hazard assessment.
Upon completion of this 40 hour Certified Personal Protective Equipment Specialist course Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Perform a PPE hazard assessment,
Respiratory Fit Testing,
Eye And Face Protection,
You will be introduced to the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standards for each type of personal protective equipment.
Gain an understanding of the requirements for payment
Gain an understanding in the proper selection and maintenance of PPE,
Gain an understanding of the importance of fit testing and implement effective training for employees.
This course will be valuable for:
Safety, Health and Environmental Professionals,
Safety & Health Committee Members
Managers & Supervisors
Hospital and Healthcare Managers
General Industry and Construction Personnel
Students completing the course must take a proctored final exam. A score of 80% on the final exam is necessary to receive your personalized certificate of completion. The student gets three (3) attempts to pass the course.