Top 10 PPE Courses

We’ve curated 10 PPE courses (Personal Protective Equipment) that will provide general knowledge as well as specific information for industries such as construction, manufacturing, and medical. Lessons from these courses cover the various workplace dangers, different types of PPE, as well as their proper use and maintenance. 

Top 10 PPE Courses
Last published: 27th October 2021
EdApp PPE Course - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Construction 

PPE Course #1 - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Construction 

A construction site is a high-risk workplace that requires workers to wear PPE to protect themselves. EdApp’s Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Construction outlines the importance of using PPE, especially for this specific industry. This PPE course introduces the various types of PPE used for different activities in the construction industry. It then goes into detail about the use of hard hats which is an essential PPE for workers usually exposed to dangers of falling debris, impacts, and other hazards. It also explores hearing conservation to help your workers prevent noise-induced hearing loss. 

Through EdApp’s powerful authoring tool, you can edit, rebrand, and deploy this course directly to your workers’ mobile device in just a few easy clicks.

Scope:

  • Introduction to PPE
  • Type of PPE
  • Hards Hats
  • Hearing Conservation

Cost: Free

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EdApp PPE Course - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Manufacturing

PPE Course #2 - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Manufacturing 

Another PPE course offered by EdApp, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Manufacturing, provides in-depth training on the different types of PPEs and how to utilize them accordingly. It covers everything from head protection down to foot and leg protection. Each lesson discusses the importance of each protection including the guidelines on its proper usage, 

EdApp uses mobile learning solutions for this course making it easily accessible for manufacturing workers who don’t have immediate access to desktops and barely have enough time to spare for long training sessions.

Scope:

  • Head & torso protection
  • Eye & face protection
  • Arm & hand protection
  • Ear protection
  • Respiratory protection
  • Foot & leg protection

Cost: Free

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EdApp PPE Course - Hand Safety for Construction

PPE Course #3 - Hand Safety for Construction 

Hand Safety for Construction is a PPE course by EdApp that provides comprehensive knowledge in using hand safety tools. This course starts with a lesson on hand safety awareness and machine guarding to provide foundational knowledge in identifying the different hand injuries and ways to protect the hands. Then, it elaborates on the proper usage of gloves, hand tools, and other PPEs that are commonly-used PPEs in construction. It also goes over the proper use of hand tools in order to ensure safer work practices.

EdApp uses gamification features for this course by incorporating game elements in the lessons to increase learner engagement.

Scope:

  • Hand safety awareness and machine guarding
  • Gloves and safe work practices
  • Proper use of hand tools

Cost: Free

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Universal Class PPE Course - Personal Protective Equipment

PPE Course #4 - Personal Protective Equipment

Available in Universal Class, the Personal Protective Equipment course focuses on the various workplace hazards and the different types of general and job-specific PPEs. With the varying work environments and job descriptions, lessons from this course outline the different types of PPE, their uses according to body parts they protect, and the materials used to make them. By developing this knowledge among the workers, they’ll be able to maximize the protection their respective PPEs provide them.

After successful course completion, learners are required to have a minimum of 70 percent as the final grade to earn a certificate. The course is designed for self-paced learning but is only accessible within 6 months upon purchase.

Scope:

  • Introduction to Personal Protective Equipment
  • Workplace hazards
  • Different types of PPE 

Cost: $50 USD (no certification); $75 USD (with certification)

Created by Universal Class

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OSHAcademy PPE Course - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

PPE Course #5 - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

As workers are required to wear safety protective equipment for construction activities, OSHAcademy offers the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) course to reinforce knowledge on the appropriate PPE for the different body parts. To develop an in-depth understanding of PPE among workers, this course discusses protection for the head, ears, eye and face, foot, and respiratory system. 

Its modules and practice quizzes are available for free but the certification is only available for purchase and can only be earned by achieving a passing score in the (open-book) final exam.

Scope:

  • Various types of protection for the different body parts

Cost: Free (without certification), $15.99 USD - $27.99 USD (with certification)

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EdApp PPE Course - Asbestos Awareness

PPE Course #6  - Asbestos Awareness

Exposure to heat-resistant minerals, called asbestos, can impose health risks which EdApp aims to mitigate by empowering workers with essential knowledge through its Asbestos Awareness course. It helps learners understand the hazards of working with asbestos, as well as identify them in the products used in industrial and construction settings. After understanding the dangers of asbestos, it provides safety precautions through a lesson on personal protective equipment to minimize exposure. It also demonstrates proper ways to remove and dispose of asbestos. To provide additional information, it provides AU-specific resources so Australian learners can learn more info on the legislation. 

 

Scope:

  • Dangers of working with asbestos
  • Identifying Asbestos
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Removing & disposing of asbestos

Cost: Free 

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 THORS eLearning Solutions PPE Course - Safety: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Selection

PPE Course #7 - Safety: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Selection

 

THORS eLearning Solutions offers the Safety: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Selection course to guide workers in using the commonly used PPEs in the manufacturing industry. This PPE course illustrates the possible workplace hazards through an animation. It then helps workers identify the appropriate PPE to use for different circumstances, including the limitations of each PPE. 

This course allows learners to apply knowledge through an interactive activity in which they can select a character and choose its appropriate PPE. It can serve as an introductory course or a refresher for your workers. 

Scope:

  • Understanding PPE
  • Hand and body protection
  • Eye protection
  • Ear protection
  • Foot protection

Cost: $140 USD (30-day access)

Created by THORS eLearning Solutions

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eSafety PPE Course - Medical PPE

PPE Course #8 - Medical PPE

Available in eSafety, the Medical PPE course is designed to help health workers prevent workplace hazards. This course reinforces guidelines in selecting, using, and maintaining the appropriate medical PPE. It includes specific lessons from eye protection down to foot protection to ensure the holistic safety of the learners. It also helps learners understand the two major classes of hazardous materials.  

While this is a great course that includes comprehensive lessons, it is only accessible via eSafety’s training library through a paid subscription.

Scope:

  • Medical PPE
  • Kinds of hazardous materials
  • PPE selection

Cost: Price available through a quote request

Created by eSafety

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EdApp PPE Course - Safety in the Workplace 

PPE Course #9 - Safety in the Workplace 

EdApp’s Safety in the Workplace is a course designed to help employees ensure safety compliance at work, especially for high-risk industries with workplace safety concerns, such as construction, manufacturing, and health. This course begins with an overview and introduction to the required safety protocols then proceeds to orient learners about the different hazards and risks to look out for so they can be prevented. It also covers slips, trips, and falls, which are hazards that are most likely to occur within work premises but can be easily avoided. It then puts the spotlight on safe lifting measures and the use of personal protective equipment.

While this course contains informative safety compliance, it can serve as a template that you can edit and tailor specifically to your organization’s regulations or training objectives

Scope:

  • Slips, trips, and falls
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Safe lifting

Cost: Free

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EdApp PPE Course - New Hire Safety Orientation 

PPE Course #10 - New Hire Safety Orientation 

Also available for free in EdApp’s editable course library, New Hire Safety Orientation is a course created by Risk Management Inc. that aims to seamlessly integrate office safety training into onboarding programs for new employees. This 15-part course provides your employees a strong foundation for workplace safety. It also includes an action plan for emergency situations and dives into different forms of safety training for certain situations (such as using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), electrical safety, and many more).

Scope: 

  • Overview of safety
  • Emergency action plan
  • Hazard communication
  • Ways to practice for different situations

Cost: Free

Created by EdApp

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Fully protect your workers with PPE courses

Providing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for your workers alone is not enough to protect them from hazards, injuries, and accidents, especially in industries such as construction, manufacturing, and healthcare. To ensure that their PPE fully serves its function, it’s crucial that your workers understand its proper use, maintenance, and disposal to protect themselves (as well as the people they serve, in the case of healthcare workers). To help you keep your workers safe, we’ve listed 10 PPE courses that will cover the different types of PPE and demonstrate when and how to use them properly. 

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