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Personal Protective Equipment for Healthcare

Learning Objectives

  • Describe the purpose of personal protective equipment (PPE), as well as your role, and your employer's role, in ensuring effective PPE use.
  • Distinguish between different types of PPE, list the proper order for putting on PPE, and recognize techniques for using it safely.
  • List the order for removing PPE, and describe the appropriate techniques for maintaining and disposing of PPE.

Available in English

20 minutes

Course Outline
  • PPE Overview
  •  Selecting, Putting On, and Using PPE
  •  Removing, Maintaining, and Disposing of PPE
Regulations
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart I - Personal Protective Equipment - 1910.132 General Requirements
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart I - Personal Protective Equipment - 1910.138 Hand Protection
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart K - Medical and First Aid - 1910.151 Medical Services and First Aid
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart I - Personal Protective Equipment - 1910.1030 Bloodborne Pathogens
  • Center for Disease Control and Prevention, Using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)