PPE Safety Training Course
This safety course focuses on the different types of PPE employees can access at work, as well as how one can use and maintain such equipment. The aim is to familiarize workers with both the necessity to use such equipment during routine tasks and the correct way to do so.
Accepted Across Entire Canada
- British Columbia
- New Brunswick
- Nova Scotia
- Prince Edward Island
- Northwest Territories
- Newfoundland and Labrador
Serious injuries can be avoided altogether when workers are taught how to choose and use the correct equipment. According to Section 125 of the Canada Labour Code, businesses must ensure that all employees who are granted access to an establishment where they may require safety materials, equipment, devices, and clothing are provided with the latter. However, it is not enough to simply endow the workplace with a wide range of equipment. Workers must also receive proper training in using and maintaining their designated gear.
This course in Personal Protective Equipment approaches all types of gear, from headpieces and respirators to upper and lower body protection.
All employees who are required to use personal protective equipment in order to safely perform work-related tasks must undergo proper training. As such, this course is geared towards current employees and can be purchased in bulk by businesses looking for an affordable solution to comply with the latest safety regulations.
Employees in the following industries are most likely to work with personal protective equipment on a daily basis:
- Energy & Electricity,
- Oil & Gas,
- Logging & Forestry,
- Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare,
- Automotive & Manufacturing,
- Waste Management.
In Canada, the employer is legally responsible for the readiness of his or her employees to effectively use personal protective equipment at work. In other words, businesses must implement appropriate safety training in PPE for all employees.
On the other hand, it is the worker’s responsibility to dedicate the necessary time and resources to this safety program in order to become knowledgeable about PPE. In addition, many job candidates prefer to undergo the program independently to complete their CVs and increase their chance of being hired.
To complete this safety training program, you must be able to recognize different categories of PPE and their purpose. Furthermore, you must demonstrate that you know when and how such equipment should be used, as well as how to verify its integrity and maintain it.
Employees who frequently work with personal protective equipment should re-take this course every year. New safety gear is introduced across most industries on a yearly basis, but if workers are not familiarized with its proper use, its efficiency is drastically reduced.
This PPE training program is often bundled with courses in WHMIS 2015, NORM, H2S Awareness, and/or Asbestos Awareness.
For a comprehensive list of courses that may benefit you, please access our industry-related pages and select your job from the list. The suggested training programs are designed to prepare you for all hazards associated with your line of work.
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WHY CHOOSE eSafetyFirst
Hassle-free online training
eSafetyFirst is the convenient, hassle-free online training solution for anyone who needs fast Personal Protective Equipment training or re-training. This course isn’t your average, bland workplace safety course that workers forget.
Each module is engaging, memorable, and fun! Workers can finish the course AND exam the SAME DAY or go at their own pace. Employers benefit from our bulk pricing and fast, simple training.
Employees can get their practice out of the way fast and have fun doing it!
|1-3 workers||$36.95/worker||You save 26%|
|4-7 workers||$32.95/worker||You save 34%|
|8-12 workers||$28.95/worker||You save 42%|
|13-20 workers||$24.95/worker||You save 50%|
|21-50 workers||$20.95/worker||You save 58%|
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