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1 UW-Eau Claire Facilities Planning & Management Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) OSHA requires the use of PPE when it is needed 29 CFR By: Chou Lor, Facilities Planning Management

2 UW-Eau Claire Facilities Planning & Management Personal Protective Equipment Training Objectives –Identify areas where PPE may be needed –Employee participation –Identify different types of PPE –Care of PPE

3 UW-Eau Claire Facilities Planning & Management Personal Protective Equipment Identify areas where PPE may be needed –Evaluate the work areas What safety hazards are in the work areas? –The workplace conditions –Fall hazards –Evaluate the work task What safety hazards does the task create? What safety hazards do the tools and equipment pose?

4 UW-Eau Claire Facilities Planning & Management Personal Protective Equipment Employee Participation –Attend required PPE training sessions –Wear PPE as required –Clean and maintain assigned PPE –Inform your immediate supervisor if PPE is in need of repair or replacement

5 UW-Eau Claire Facilities Planning & Management Personal Protective Equipment Types of PPE –Head Protection Head protection is important for many reasons –Head injuries are serious and some injuries may be permanent –Potential Hazards: »Falling objects »Electrical shocks »Splashes, spills, and drips

6 UW-Eau Claire Facilities Planning & Management Personal Protective Equipment Head Protection Cont.: –Hard hats: Use rigid shell and suspension system to shield head. Class A: Falling objects and electrical shocks – up to 2,200 volts. Class B: Falling objects and electrical shocks– up to 20,000 volts. Class C: Falling objects only. Bump caps do not protect from falling objects.

7 UW-Eau Claire Facilities Planning & Management Personal Protective Equipment Eye and Face Protection –Hazards associated with the eyes and face: Flying objects Splash hazards from chemicals, battery acid, degreasing, plating Dusts or powders Radiant energy – welding or lasers

8 UW-Eau Claire Facilities Planning & Management Personal Protective Equipment Eyes and Face Protection Cont.: –Provide adequate protection. Particles, liquids, vapors, gases, radiation Safety Glasses with side shields, goggles, face shield –Reasonably comfortable. Fit snugly, no interference to vision –Easily cleanable and durable.

9 UW-Eau Claire Facilities Planning & Management Personal Protective Equipment Eyes and Face Protection Cont.: –Safety Glasses Protects against –Moderate impact –Flying particles Side Shields –Shatter-proof lenses –Impact-resistant frames

10 UW-Eau Claire Facilities Planning & Management Personal Protective Equipment Eyes and Face Protection Cont.: –Safety Goggles: Offer more protection than glasses. –Fit closer to the face. –Better protection when exposed to fumes, vapors, dusts, and splashing. –If used specifically for splash resistance, they must be labeled as so.

11 UW-Eau Claire Facilities Planning & Management Personal Protective Equipment Eyes and Face Protection Cont.: –Face Shield Offer full face protection Used in operations that produce flying objects or splashes Can be worn with a hard hat Must be worn with safety glasses Face shields alone are not adequate eye protection

12 UW-Eau Claire Facilities Planning & Management Personal Protective Equipment Body Protection –Body Hazards Extreme temperatures Chemical exposure Impact Falls Electrical contact Entanglement

13 UW-Eau Claire Facilities Planning & Management Personal Protective Equipment Body Protection Cont.:  Suits –Gas/vapor-tight –Liquid-tight –Particulate-tight  Partial body/limited –Aprons and sleeves –Chaps, knee pads, shin guards  Appropriate attire –no loose clothing –non-melting material

14 UW-Eau Claire Facilities Planning & Management Personal Protective Equipment Hearing Protection –Exposure to excessive noise levels (8 hour TWA> 85dBA) –Decide which size and type protector is most suitable for the working environment. –Must adequately reduce the severity of the noise level for each employee’s work environment. –Types of ear protection available include: Jazz Band Earmuffs Earplugs

15 UW-Eau Claire Facilities Planning & Management Personal Protective Equipment Hand Protection –Protects against risk of Cuts Abrasions Burns Punctures Exposure to hazardous materials. –Requires selection of the appropriate gloves for the job.

16 UW-Eau Claire Facilities Planning & Management Personal Protection Equipment Hand Protection Cont.: –How to remove gloves Grasp the outside of one glove. Hold the glove with your gloved hand. Insert your fingers on the inside of the glove. Turn the glove inside out over the first glove

17 UW-Eau Claire Facilities Planning & Management Personal Protective Equipment Foot Protection –Foot Hazards: Danger of foot injuries due to falling and rolling objects, Slip hazards or objects piercing the sole, Where employees are exposed to electrical hazards. –Safety shoes or boots with impact protection are required for: Carrying or handling heavy materials such as: – Packages, objects, parts or tools, which could be dropped and for other activities where objects might fall onto the feet.

18 UW-Eau Claire Facilities Planning & Management Personal Protective Equipment Foot Protection Cont.: –Special situations may require wearing metatarsal protection, electrical conductive or insulating safety shoes or boot. –Must comply with ANSI Z Standards.

19 UW-Eau Claire Facilities Planning & Management Personal Protective Equipment Care of PPE –Always check PPE for damage before and after each use –Clean PPE before storing –Dispose of and replace damaged PPE –Store PPE properly and avoid conditions that could damage it, such as heat, light, moisture, etc.


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