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Personal Protective Equipment

In the healthcare setting, there are many biological hazards. This course will teach you how to protect yourself from occupational related hazards by using appropriate PPE.

You will learn about: 

  • The types of PPE used in the healthcare setting
  • How to choose the right PPE for the job
  • How to use PPE correctly and safely

Courseware Learning Objectives

After completing this course, you should be able to:

  • Recognize when and why OSHA requires an employer to provide PPE for employees.
  • Recognize when and how PPE should be used in the healthcare setting.
  • List best practices for the use of gloves.
  • Identify how and when to use masks, goggles, and respirators.
  • Recognize when and how protective apparel should be used.