Course 178 Healthcare: Personal Protective Equipment

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Modules: 1
Hours: 0.5 (30 minutes)
Sectors: Healthcare

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Course 178 Healthcare: Personal Protective Equipment

Key Topics

  • Choosing the Right PPE
  • Proper Fit
  • Bloodborne Pathogens Standard
  • Types of PPE
  • PPE Guidelines
  • Respirators

Target Audience

  • Employee

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Personal Protective Equipment
PPE is special equipment you wear to minimize exposure to hazards that cause serious workplace injuries and illnesses.
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Personal protective equipment (PPE) is special equipment you wear to minimize exposure to hazards that cause serious workplace injuries and illnesses. Wearing PPE reduces the chance of touching, being exposed to, and spreading infectious materials.

PPE helps prevent the spread of infectious materials in hospitals, medical clinics, and dental clinics. The use of PPE can protect people and health care workers from infections.

All healthcare workers, patients, and visitors should use PPE when there is the potential exposure to blood or other bodily fluids.

This course takes a closer look at the PPE necessary for healthcare workers to protect themselves from many hazards.


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Module 1: Personal Protective Equipment

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