Who is the course for?
This eLearning course is aimed at any individuals who are required to work at a site or visit an asset where personal protective equipment must be worn.
Is previous experience required?
You do not need prior knowledge or experience to complete this course and it is assumed that you are competent in your designated role.
How will the course benefit me?
Many parts of your body could be injured by the everyday hazards present at your workplace. This course will give you an understanding of why, when and where personal protective equipment (PPE) should be worn.
The knowledge gained in this course will help you to stay safe in your day-to-day activities and if you are required to carry out a task using specialised PPE. It will also indicate your responsibilities for taking care of PPE.
How will the course benefit my company?
By ensuring you are fully aware of how different items of PPE protect you, you can take appropriate precautions to avoid injury while working. This will help to reduce incidents at your work place and to ensure compliance with relevant regulations.
What standards are referenced in the course?
This course does not refer to specific legislation or standards but is written to current HSE guidelines and industry best practice.
Is there an assessment?
Once you have completed the course, you will be asked a series of questions to check your knowledge and understanding. These are based on the learning objectives for the course and have a pass mark of 80%.