HAZWOPER: Personal Protective Equipment and Decontamination Procedures

This Video On Demand training discusses the types of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) individuals should use when working with hazardous substances. The proper use of PPE and correct decontamination procedures help prevent health issues from arising and keep individuals safe while working with hazardous materials. There are four levels of PPE clothing, spanning from Level A to Level D. Level A is for the most severe exposure to hazardous materials; Level D is for the least severe. The course covers symptoms of heat-related illnesses and suggests techniques for prevention. The importance of each step in the decontamination process is demonstrated and explained. Help workers understand the importance of PPE and how to utilize the equipment correctly so it provides the protection needed to complete job tasks effectively and safely. (Duration: 19 Minutes)
Topics Covered:
  • Introduction
  • Level A PPE
  • Level B, C & D PPE
  • Heat Stress
  • Other Effects of PPE
  • Decontamination Equipment
  • Decontamination Procedures
  • Review
  • Conclusion
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Who should attend:
Individuals who have to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at their work sites
Every Year
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