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Personal Protective Equipment Requirements

Instructor Robert A LaRosa
Webinar ID 31160
50 Days Left To REGISTER

Date Monday, January 18, 2021
Time 10:00 AM PST | 01:00 PM EST
Duration 60 Minutes  

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Personal protective equipment, commonly referred to as "PPE", is equipment worn to minimize exposure to hazards that cause serious workplace injuries and illnesses.

These injuries and illnesses may result from contact with chemical, radiological, physical, electrical, mechanical, or other workplace hazards. Personal protective equipment may include items such as gloves, safety glasses and shoes, earplugs or muffs, hard hats, respirators, or coveralls, vests and full body suits.

Why should you Attend

This will help both employers and employees do the following:

  • Understand the types of PPE
  • Know the basics of conducting a "hazard assessment" of the workplace
  • Select appropriate PPE for a variety of circumstances
  • Understand what kind of training is needed in the proper use and care of PPE

The information in this guide is general in nature and does not address all workplace hazards or PPE requirements.

Areas Covered in the Session

  • Performing a "hazard assessment" of the workplace to identify and control physical and health hazards
  • Identifying and providing appropriate PPE for employees
  • Training employees in the use and care of the PPE
  • Maintaining PPE, including replacing worn or damaged PPE
  • Periodically reviewing, updating and evaluating the effectiveness of the PPE program

Who Will Benefit

  • Environmental Managers
  • Environmental Supervisors
  • Environmental Technicians
  • EHS Managers
  • EHS Supervisors
  • EHS Technicians

Speaker Profile

Robert A. (Bob) LaRosa, PE, is an environmental engineer and regulatory compliance specialist with more than 30 years’ experience supporting clients in the federal government and in a variety of industries, including chemical, petroleum, transportation, telecommunication, food processing, pharmaceuticals. He has developed and implements SPCC plans at more than 100 different facilities in the transportation, industrial, commercial and government sectors.

As a licensed Professional Engineer, Bob reviews and approves release reporting plans for his clients. Bob is an effective and practiced instructor, with experience delivering more than 60 courses to nearly 1,000 students.