EWT - Personal Protective Equipment

Learning objectives

  • Describe why the use of personal protective equipment is required to ensure one's safety.
  • Recognize the correct selection and usage of personal protective equipment for electrical utility lineworkers.
  • Identify fall protection equipment, as required by OSHA, for electrical utility lineworkers.
  • Distinguish the differences between typical insulating safety tools and equipment as well as their characteristics and uses as required by OSHA.

Course overview

To provide electrical utility lineworkers with training on the importance of using PPE; how to identify, select and use PPE, including fall protection equipment; and the characteristics and uses of insulating safety tools and equipment.
  • 25 minutes
  • Format: Online Interactive
  • English
Course Outline
  • Introduction
  • Using Personal Protective Equipment
  • Fall Protection
  • Insulation from Energized Parts
  • 29 CFR 1910.269 Subpart R: Special Industries, Section (g)
  • 29 CFR 1910.132 Subpart I: General Industry, Section (d)
  • 29 CFR 1926.500–503, Subpart M: Construction Fall Protection
  • 29 CFR 1910.67 Vehicle-Mounted Elevating and Rotating Work Platforms
  • 29 CFR 1910.21–30, Subpart D: Walking-Working Surfaces
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