Personal protective equipment (or known as PPE) are types of equipment worn on job sites designed to minimize exposure to hazards and risk that can cause serious workplace injuries and illness. Types of injuries that can occur from not wearing proper PPE include: chemical, physical, radiological, electrical, mechanical and other hazards. The types of personal protective equipment (PPE) that is worn at the workplace include: safety shoes, gloves, safety glasses, ear plugs, ear muffs, hard hats, respirators as well as coveralls, vests and full body suits.
These micro-learning clips are designed to help learners understand the importance of wearing personal protective equipment, what are the proper eye and face protection to wear, what are the different types of respiratory protections, how to safely wear head protections, what are the proper foot protection to wear in the workplace, dealing with all aspects of electric shock protections, how to protect your hands and fingers from hazards and maintaining body, stability and balance. These personal protective equipments may seem basic but they can protect yourself from the most minor injuries and even death.