May 18, 2021 to May 19, 2021

8:00am – 12:00pm

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

MAY 2021 – California Employers are more than ever under pressure to ensure the proper use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) during this Covid-19 crisis. During this 4 hour webinar, we will help employers and employees reduce exposure by the thorough understanding of Cal/OSHA’s hierarchy of controls along with the proper use of PPE.

Course Overview:

  • Introduction to the Cal/OSHA requirements for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • The Cal/OSHA requirements for worksite Hazard Assessments and PPE Certification forms
  • Cal/OSHA training requirements for employers and employees
  • Effective training techniques
  • The different types of PPE:
    1. Eye and Face Protection
    2. Head Protection
    3. Hand Protection
    4. Foot Protection
    5. Hearing Protection
    6. Respiratory Protection
    7. Body protection including chemical protective clothing
  • Manager and an employee quiz

Participants must attend at least 90% of the course and pass a written exam to receive credit towards SCERC Workplace Safety and Health Professional Certificate.


This course is a Core Requirement for the SCERC Workplace Safety and Health Professional Certificate.

Learning Objectives: 

At the end of this training, participants will be able to:

  • Describe the importance of Cal/OSHA’s hierarchy of controls as it relates to personal protective equipment.
  • Identify the different types of personal protective equipment utilized in the general industry.
  • Explain and apply the California requirements for training employees regarding personal protective equipment.
  • Explain the employer’s responsibilities regarding personal protective equipment including California required PPE Certification form and assessment.
  • Explain employee responsibilities regarding personal protective equipment.

Who Should Attend:

This course is an excellent program for Health Care professionals and workers, Safety Managers, Safety Coordinators, Human Resource specialists, managers, supervisors, first responders and anyone who needs to develop, implement and put into practice BPP safety protocol and procedures within their organization.

How it Works:

Attend from the convenience of your desk or laptop. Before each session, you will receive a website link where you will log in to the webinar. Two-hour sessions, 10 am-12:00. Session 1: April 1st and Session 2: April 2nd.


  1. Cal/OSHA’s hierarchy of controls as it relates to personal protective equipment
    1. Elimination/Substitution
    2. Engineering Controls, real-life examples
    3. Administrative Controls, real-life examples
    4. PPE
  1. The different types of personal protective equipment utilized in the general industry:
    1. Head Protection
    2. Eye and Face protection
    3. Hearing Protection and the requirement for a Hearing Conservation Plan.
    4. Respiratory Protection:
      • Differences between the surgical mask and the N,R and P95 and 100 respirators. Their use and limitations.
      • Voluntary use of Respirators vs. the requirement to put in place a Respiratory Protection Program
      • Respiratory Protection Program elements
    5. Body Protection and chemical protective clothing
    6. Hand Protection
    7. Foot Protection
  1. The elements of training per California requirements.
  2. Employer responsibilities
    1. The California required PPE Certification of Assessment form
    2. Real-life scenarios and examples of non-compliance
  3. Employee responsibilities regarding the use of personal protective equipment while at work.
  4. Quiz

 * Subject to modification 

Other Registration Options



Register by phone: 310 206-2304


Payment Terms

(rev. 11/6/09):

Substitutions may be made without additional charge. Cancellations must be in writing. Refund schedule:

  • Cancellation 15 or more business days before the class 80% of the registration fee
  • Cancellation 7-14 business days before the class 50%
  • Cancellation less than 7 days before the class and “no shows” No refund

If course materials such as books have been sent to course participants in advance, the cost of that material will be subtracted from the refund.

UCLA reserves the right to postpone an offering 7 days prior to the course date should minimum enrollment requirements not be met. If a program is canceled, you will be notified and your registration fee will be refunded in full, less the cost of course materials sent in advance if they are not returned in the condition in which they were received. The liability of UCLA is limited to the course fee.