Personal Protective Equipment Regulations

PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT (PPE) REGULATIONS 1992

AIM
To allow delegates to gain a greater understanding of relevant legislation, as well as suitability of personal protective equipment.

Pre-Requisite
An understanding of the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 would be an advantage.

Course Duration
1 day.

Maximum Number
12 persons.

Training Aids
Lecture notes and audio-visual presentation and course handouts.

Assessment
Written and practical assessment.

Certification
On successful completion of the course delegate will receive a NETA certificate.

Additional Information
Meeting the needs and expectations of service users is of the highest priority to our staff. Therefore if you have any concerns or wish to make a comment about the service please contact: info@NETA.co.uk


COURSE OBJECTIVES

On completion of the course delegates will be aware of:

  • HASWA 1974 and other relevant legislation
  • PPE as a ‘last resort’
  • Provision, maintenance and replacement
  • Quality and compatibility of PPE
  • Assessment and selection
  • Storage, information, instruction and training
  • Types of protection:
    • Head
    • Eye
    • Foot
    • Hand and Respiratory

COURSE SYLLABUS

  • Employers Duties (Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations)
  • Employees Duties (Personal Protective Equipment at Work Regulations)
  • PPE as a Control Measure
  • Providing PPE
  • Ergonomic and Other Factors
  • Quality of PPE
  • Compatibility of Equipment
  • Selection and Suitability (Hierarchy of Controls)
  • Maintenance and Replacement of PPE
  • Accommodation and Storage for PPE
  • Information, Instruction and Training
  • Reporting Loss and Defect
  • Types of Protection:
    • Head
    • Eye
    • Hand
    • Foot
    • Respiratory