Personal Protective Equipment (Construction)

Overview :

Buy Button OSHA's workplace incident data indicate that a significant portion of all work-related injuries and fatalities involve workers being struck in the eyes, head, face, hand, and or feet by foreign objects. For example, it has been estimated that as many as 2,500 eye injuries occur in the workplace every working day.

Our personal protective equipment training will help protect you, your co-workers, and your livelihood when hazards are present in the workplace.

This course covers the use of personal protective equipment in a construction setting. Main topics include general OSHA PPE requirements, eye and face protection, foot protection, hand protection, and head protection.

Learning Outcomes

After taking this course, you will be able to:

  • Take responsibility for correctly fitting, maintaining, training on, and using personal protective equipment

  • Conduct a workplace hazard evaluation and follow guidelines to select personal protective equipment

  • Prevent eye injuries by recognizing and eliminating potential workplace hazards and by selecting proper eye protective devices

  • Avoid foot injuries by understanding and eliminating potential workplace hazards and by choosing appropriate foot protection

  • Prevent head injuries by keeping an eye on overhead hazards and determining the correct type of hard hat for the job.


This course is intended for all construction workers and supervisors potentially exposed to hazards to the head, eyes, hands, and feet.


OSHA - 29 CFR 1926 Subpart E

Approximate Length

1 hour

Continuing Education Units

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0.1 CEU(s)

Delivery Method



This course has these features and more:

  • Multimedia
  • Narration
  • Interactivity
  • Easy navigation
  • Supplementary material
  • Links to regulations
  • Real-world scenarios
  • Objective-based exams
  • Continuing Education Credits.

IACET Continuing Education Units - American Safety Council, as the parent company of National Safety Training, has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET), 1760 Old Meadow Road, Suite 500, McLean, VA 22102; (703) 506-3275.

In obtaining this approval, American Safety Council has demonstrated that it complies with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of their Authorized Provider accreditation status, American Safety Council is authorized to offer IACET CEUs for its programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.