Resource Review: Personal Protective Equipment

Its purpose is to inform Oregon employers of best practices in occupational safety and health and general Oregon OSHA compliance requirements. This material is not a substitute for any provision of the Oregon Safety Employment Act or any standards issued by Oregon OSHA.

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Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration


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Oregon OSHA administrative rules require employers to furnish and require employees to use suitable protective equipment where there is a "reasonable probability" that injury can be prevented by such equipment. This PDF course covers the essential elements to properly understanding Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

This course covers:

  • Introduction
  • Module 1: OAR 437-002-0134 General Requirements
  • Module 2: PPE Training Requirements
  • Module 3: Eye and Face Protection
  • Module 4: Respiratory Protection
  • Module 5: Head, Hand and Foot Protection
  • Module 6: Electrical Protective Equipment and Fall Protection
  • Module 7: Hearing Protection


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