Personal Protective Equipment (PPE): Head Protection
Injuries to the head can be devastating. In many instances, they are permanent, even fatal. Without head protection, chances of surviving a serious accident are slim. This course is about the proper use and maintenance of head personal protective equipment (PPE). By understanding the role and limitations of head PPE in an overall safety strategy, workers will be able to recognize workplace hazards and ensure proper use of his/her hard hat. Upon completion, the learner should be able to recognize the potential “head hazards”, describe the types of hard hats and how they work, inspect and properly maintain a hard hat, and ensure proper fit and use of a hard hat.