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Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in California

    Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in California

    Course Overview

    This intermediate online safety course will show you why Personal Protective Equipment is your third line of defense when it comes to California workplace safety, and how you can take charge of your safety. This course will provide an understanding of how to fit and properly use PPE. In this course, you will be taught how to select, inspect and maintain the proper PPE for each job under OSHA and Cal/OSHA PPE guidelines.

    Intended Audience

    This online safety course is intended for all individuals who work in the California construction industry and all employees who use, select, maintain or inspect protective equipment:

    • Construction Workers in California
    • Construction Supervisors in California
    • Construction Managers in California
    • Users of PPE in California
    • Selectors of PPE in California
    • Maintainers of PPE in California
    • Inspectors of PPE in California

    Learning Objectives

    In this California-specific online course, we will teach you about the different kinds of PPE, how to use PPE and how to choose the proper PPE for each job or job site. This course also discusses the negative effects of using ill-fitting or poorly maintained PPE on a construction site.

    Course Topics

    • Scope, Application and Definitions
    • General PPE Program Issues
    • Head Protection
    • Eye Protection and Face Protection
    • Emergency Eye Wash and Emergency Body Wash
    • Arm Protection and Hand Protection
    • Foot Protection and Leg Protection
    • Hearing Protection
    • Respiratory Protection
    • Body Protection
    • Fall Protection
    • High Visibility Apparel
    • Working Over Water or Working Near Water


    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • OSHA
    • Cal/OSHA
    • American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
    • Engineering Controls
    • Work Practice / Administrative Controls

    Features and Benefits

    By taking ClickSafety’s California-specific PPE online safety course, you will be presented with the different kinds of Personal Protective Equipment and their role in shielding you from hazards. When you have successfully completed this course, you will:

    • Understand the importance of exercising engineering controls as the preferred method for guarding against workplace hazards
    • Understand the necessity of conducting a thorough hazard assessment before acquiring and using PPE
    • Know how to obtain additional guidance from OSHA, NIOSH, ANSI, manufacturers, suppliers and others in your organization
    Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    Call: 800.971.1080