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PPE Program and Selection Training Online

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) training, delivered completely online
Only $24.95
PPE Program and Selection Training PPE Program and Selection Training PPE Program and Selection Training

PPE Program and Selection Training Overview

Who Should Take This Course?

This Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Program and Selection Training course is designed to be used as part of a Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Program for all employees who wear PPE as part of their job.

This course is meant to introduce workers to the contents of a PPE program, and outline considerations for selecting proper PPE. This training should be combined with company specific training with the actual PPE to be used and include sufficient hands-on training and practice.

Our Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Program and Selection Training is only $24.95

Advantages of Safety Unlimited Online Training

Entirely Online — The PPE Program and Selection Training course is taken entirely online from any computer that has high speed internet and meets our basic system requirements. No classroom to attend, no travel required. Instructor Hotline — Interact with our instructor by using our instructor hotline or e-mail us your questions. You will typically receive an e-mail response within an hour and are guaranteed an answer within 24 hours.
Self-Paced — For your convenience, start and stop as often as you want in order to break the training up over a longer period. Our system will track your progress, enabling you to resume where you left off upon your next log in. Certificate — Immediately upon completion of your PPE Program and Selection Training, download, save, or print a certificate (View a sample certificate).
6 Months to Complete — Take up to six months to complete your PPE Program and Selection Training. Group Training Enroll multiple students, take this training in a group setting, or learn about our volume discounts.
Fully Narrated — Follow right along as our narrator talks you through the entire course. 24/7 Telephone Support — Telephone support is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week, including holidays.

Course Objectives

The objectives of this course are to train employees about the contents of a PPE program, and outline considerations for selecting proper PPE.

Per 29 CFR 1910.132(f)(1):

The employer shall provide training to each employee who is required by this section to use PPE. Each such employee shall be trained to know at least the following:

  • When PPE is necessary;
  • What PPE is necessary;
  • How to properly don, doff, adjust, and wear PPE;
  • The limitations of the PPE; and
  • The proper care, maintenance, useful life and disposal of the PPE.


This course consists of 2 sections. Students are required to take each section in sequential order as listed below.

1 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Program
2 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Selection
Final Exam

Course Exams

This course has 1 final exam. The student must complete the course section before attempting the exam.

The final exam consists of 10 questions randomly selected from a large pool of questions. A 70% score or better is required to pass the exam.

If a student does not pass the exam the first time, they may retake the exam as many times as necessary in order to pass.

Additional Training

This training should be combined with company specific training on the employer's PPE Program, including the specific equipment that the employee may use.

Per 29 CFR 1910.132(f)(3);

When the employer has reason to believe that any affected employee who has already been trained does not have the understanding and skill required by paragraph (f)(2) of this section, the employer shall retrain each such employee. Circumstances where retraining is required include, but are not limited to, situations where:

Changes in the workplace render previous training obsolete; or

Changes in the types of PPE to be used render previous training obsolete; or

Inadequacies in an affected employee's knowledge or use of assigned PPE indicate that the employee has not retained the requisite understanding or skill.

The employer shall verify that each affected employee has received and understood the required training through a written certification that contains the name of each employee trained, the date(s) of training, and that identifies the subject of the certification.

Workers must receive additional training, when required by OSHA standards, on the specific hazards of their job.

Training Providers should be used to ensure credibility and augment a company's training program. Therefore, in addition to the training provided by an outside party, a student should receive site-specific training that is supplied by their own company. This training should target the company's unique approach to hazard prevention, including the use of site-specific equipment, health and safety policies, and emergency procedures. As a rule, this company specific training should be well documented.

The bottom line in ALL SITUATIONS is that employers are required to ensure that their employees are adequately trained to do their job.

Frequently Asked Questions About This Course

Below are some frequently asked questions specific to this course.
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Q - How long will this course take to complete?
A - Our courses are set up to take a specific amount of time. Some students may get through the training more quickly, while others may actually take longer to complete their training. Remember, this training should be used as an intricate tool in the context of an overall training program; it can be combined with other training throughout the year in order to meet any hour requirements needed.

Q -Do I have to finish the course in one sitting?
A - No, our courses are designed so you can start and stop as needed, allowing you to break the training up over a longer period of time. Our system will keep track of your progress, enabling you to resume where you left off upon your next login. It is important that once you start a section, you complete that section or you will need to start that section over from the beginning upon your return.

Q - Can I take the course from more than one computer?
A - Yes, you can take the online portion by signing in with your username and password from any location and computer with high-speed internet access. However, each computer does need to meet our basic system requirements for viewing our online courses.

Q - Will I receive a certificate for this course?
A - Yes, once you have completed a course, you are able to download, save or print a certificate of completion from your student account. Certificates are created in a pdf format. Users must have the latest version of Adobe Acrobat Reader before attempting to download the completion certificate.

View a sample certificate

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To learn more about our volume discounts for this training, visit our Volume Pricing page. We also offer an easy way to enroll multiple students.

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