Resource Review: PPE Training (ESH 0161)

This online document assumes that the worker likely has experience using and has knowledge of the different types of PPE and their value and limitations. The focus is on determining PPE including protection of eyes, face, hands, feet, and head. This training at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is for facilities division trade, custodians, and engineering division technicians, engineers and their supervision, EH&S technicians, specialists, and their supervision, other operations personnel who may enter shops or construction sites, and scientific program operated shop and field personnel.

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Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory



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Program Design Elements

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Clear, consistent screen design
User-friendly; intuitive navigation
Pace is learner controlled
Job-like examples included
Module map/table of contents
Exit option with bookmark feature

Content Elements

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Contains accurate information
Relevant and accurate graphics
Relevant job-like examples or other
Definitions for technical terms
Logical sequence
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The following topical areas are included:

  • Determining PPE
  • Eye and face protection
  • Hand protection
  • Foot protection
  • Head Protection

The course includes a quiz.

This course does not go over the following types of PPE since they are covered in other courses at LBNL:

  • Laser eyewear
  • Fall protection
  • Hearing protection
  • Respiratory protection
  • Dust masks
  • Welding eye protection
  • Electrical PPE


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