A Guide to Selecting Personal Protective Equipment [3326]
Date: Thursday, March 8, 2018
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Location: Greater Columbus Convention Center
Room: A220

   Alex Bradley, Principal Investigator, DuPont

Track: Industrial Safety
Secondary Track: Industrial Hygiene
Session Type: Educational Session
Skill Level: All Levels

Creating safer work environments nationwide is an evolving process. Developments ranging from communications technologies, analytical capabilities and material science allow for continuous improvement in the selection of personal protective equipment (PPE) relative to workplace health and safety. Another, albeit slower, evolving process is industry standards and performance requirements. This presentation addresses these seemingly disparate topics and their overall relationship to PPE.

Learning Objectives:
Describe how to leverage technology such as interactive software tools for desktop or mobile devices that provide data to help make informed decisions about PPE
Identify appropriate industry standards for selecting PPE, and recognize the benefits and limitations associated with the intrinsic methodology
Summarize critical analysis to the relevant industry standards and regulations understand how analytical methods, garment ensembles, and instruments can affect results and subsequent PPE design attributes

CEU Hours:  
  IACET: 0.1
  HRCI: 1
  EPA: 1
  BWC Discount Programs: 1

File & Handouts:
Selecting personal protective equipment (PPE)

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