This online training program is tailored to meet the essential training requirements for proper utilization of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) on construction sites in Ontario, Canada. Participants will gain comprehensive knowledge of the hierarchy of controls as it pertains to PPE, recognize various types of PPE used in general industry, understand PPE training requirements, and grasp both employer and employee responsibilities regarding its usage. Enforcement of PPE regulations are mandated by the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) and Ontario Regulation 213/91.
Who should take this course:
Construction workers actively involved in projects who aim to grasp and adhere to PPE regulations. Additionally, it’s beneficial for construction supervisors and managers responsible for enforcing PPE requirements and ensuring worker safety. Safety officers specializing in safety compliance within construction workplaces will find it valuable, especially in the context of PPE standards. Lastly, employers and business owners responsible for creating safe work environments while upholding OHSA and Ontario Regulation 213/91 can benefit from this training, ensuring PPE provision and adherence for a safer workplace.
By the end of this course, learners will be able to:
- Describe the hierarchy of controls as it relates to personal protective equipment (PPE).
- Identify types of personal protective equipment utilized in general industry.
- Recognise personal protective equipment training requirements.
- Explain employer responsibilities regarding personal protective equipment.
- Explain employee responsibilities regarding personal protective equipment.
Self-Directed Online study via 24×7 access to individual learner account on user friendly LMS.
Accessible on laptop, desktop, and mobile devices using all browsers and Brightspace Pulse App (available in App Store and Google Play)
Minimum 80% score is required on the Final Assessment to receive Completion Certificate.
A digital Certificate of Completion is generated and stored within the LMS platform. PDF version is available to download and print.
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes
Prerequisites: There are no specific prerequisites for this course.