The Importance of Personal Protective
Equipment (PPE) for Dealers
Janet Wimmer
Regulatory Advisor
KPA
Moderator
Becky Ross
Marketing Manager
(303) 228-8753
bross@kpaonline.com
Janet Wimmer
Regulatory Analyst
(901) 277-0301
jwimmer@kpaonline.com
Presenter
If you have questions during
the presentation, please
submit them using the
“Questions” feature
Questions will be answered...
Personal Protective Equipment
is commonly called
PPE.
The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment
for Dealers
Dealers Responsible?
• “They have their own safety glasses.”
• “They can buy gloves. I provide them
in the Parts Departmen...
Liability
• Employee Injury
• Non-Compliance with Occupational
Safety and Health Administration
(OSHA)
The Importance of P...
Employee Injury
• Example: Recent eye injury
• Increase in insurance premium
• Cost of employee recovery
The Importance of...
Occupational Safety and Health
Administration (OSHA)
• Clear unambiguous regulation
• Statistical data regarding employee ...
Occupational Safety and Health
Administration (OSHA)
Personal Protective Equipment Regulations
29CFR1910.132 General Requi...
Personal Protective Equipment
Regulations
1910.132(a)Application. Protective equipment, including
personal protective equi...
Personal Protective Equipment
Regulations
1910.132(d)(1) The employer shall assess the
workplace to determine if hazards a...
The Hazard Assessment
13– KPA CONFIDENTIAL –
• Define a Hazardous Activity such as: Grinding
• Work-related exposure will ...
Personal Protective Equipment
Regulations
1910.132(d)(1)(i) Select, and have each affected
employee use, the types of PPE ...
Personal Protective Equipment
Regulations
1910.132(d)(1)(ii) Communicate selection decisions to
each affected employee; an...
Personal Protective Equipment
Regulations
1910.132(f) Training.
• When and What PPE is required
• How to put it on and tak...
Personal Protective Equipment
Regulations
1910.132(h)(1) Except as provided by paragraphs (h)(2)
through (h)(6) of this se...
HOWEVER
1910.133(a)(3) The employer shall ensure that each
affected employee who wears prescription lenses while
engaged i...
Personal Protective Equipment
Regulations
1910.132(h)(5) The employer must pay for replacement
PPE, except when the employ...
At a Minimum
Safety Glasses with Side Shield and Browguard Organic Vapor Respirator
Supplied Air and Protective Suit Nitri...
Eye and Face Protection
1910.133(a)(1) The employer shall ensure that each
affected employee uses appropriate eye or face ...
Eye and Face Protection
1910.133(a)(4) Eye and face PPE shall be distinctly
marked to facilitate identification of the man...
Eye and Face Protection
1910.133(a)(5) The employer shall ensure that each
affected employee uses equipment with filter le...
Eye and Face Protection Fines
From October 2010 through September 2011
Citations on 8 dealerships totaling $16,015.00
Aver...
WHAT TO DO?
• As found in on the internet, eye injuries are the most
common injury in this business. To deal with this som...
DO NOT FOOL YOURSELF!
If you provide the cheapest safety glasses,
• They probably do not give the employee clear vision.
•...
Respiratory Protection
Supplied Air Respirator Organic Vapor Respirator
1910.134(a)(2) A respirator shall be provided to e...
Respiratory Protection
1910.134(c)(1) …the employer shall establish and implement
a written respiratory protection program...
Respiratory Protection
1910.134(c)(2)(i) If the employer determines that any voluntary
respirator use is permissible, the ...
Respiratory Protection
Supplied air and complete coverage is
required for the spraying of clear- coats
and hardeners conta...
Respiratory Protection Notes
• Written program
• Medical surveillance
• Fit test
• Workplace analysis
• Change-out schedul...
Respiratory Protection Fines
From October 2010 through September 2011
Citations on 14 dealerships totaling $15,801.00
Aver...
Head Protection
1910.135(a)(1) The employer shall ensure that each
affected employee wears a protective helmet when
workin...
Foot Protection
1910.136(a)General requirements. The employer shall
ensure that each affected employee uses protective
foo...
Hand Protection
Nitrile Gloves Electrical Hybrid Gloves Welding Gloves
1910.138(a) General requirements. Employers shall s...
Hand Protection
Nitrile Gloves Electrical Hybrid Gloves Welding Gloves
Nitrile Gloves Used Petroleum/Solvents
Hybrid Glove...
Hand Protection Fines
From October 2010 through September 2011
Citations on 4 dealerships totaling $2,400.00
Average cost ...
Noise Exposure
Earmuffs Disposable Ear Plugs Disposable Ear Plugs Earmuffs
1910.95(b)(1) When employees are subjected to s...
Noise Exposure
Earmuffs Disposable Ear Plugs Disposable Ear Plugs Earmuffs
1910.95(c)"Hearing conservation program.“
1910....
Noise Exposure Note
Earmuffs Disposable Ear Plugs Disposable Ear Plugs Earmuffs
Sound analysis in shops generally do not i...
PPE Requirements
 Perform a Hazard Assessment of the Workplace.
 Select required PPE and have employees use it.
 Provid...
Policy
What do you provide?
The Hazard Assessment states what PPE you must provide
Who distributes it at your store?
Desig...
Policy
When do you expect the equipment to be used?
Consider safety glasses:
Whenever one is in the shop.
When one is grin...
Policy Enforcement
Reward System:
• Random inspection--Five dollars when found wearing proper PPE
• Contest between two si...
Opportunity
#1 Protecting your employees from injury.
#2 Protecting your dealership from lawsuit and/or
increased insuranc...
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  • The assessment is conducted by part of the body: eyes,face, hands, feet, lungs, ears Our example is for eyes. The first column is the Hazardous Activity ColumnIn our example the hazardous activity selected is “Grinding.” The second column is called “Work-related exposure to”Thiscolumn tells us what type of hazard exposure the Hazardous Activity could cause. The work-related exposure for grinding is “flying particles.” The next questions is..Can the hazard be eliminated without PPE?In the case of using the grinder, the hazard cannot be eliminated without using PPE so the answer is NO.If not, required PPE…is the next statement If the employee cannot be protected by mechanical means then, PPE is required. In this case, “Safety Glasses.”Once this assessment is complete your foot is firmly nailed to the floor. You know what you must provide.
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    1. 1. The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Dealers Janet Wimmer Regulatory Advisor KPA
    2. 2. Moderator Becky Ross Marketing Manager (303) 228-8753 bross@kpaonline.com
    3. 3. Janet Wimmer Regulatory Analyst (901) 277-0301 jwimmer@kpaonline.com Presenter
    4. 4. If you have questions during the presentation, please submit them using the “Questions” feature Questions will be answered at the end of the webinar QUESTIONS
    5. 5. Personal Protective Equipment is commonly called PPE. The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    6. 6. Dealers Responsible? • “They have their own safety glasses.” • “They can buy gloves. I provide them in the Parts Department.” • “If I pay for it, they will abuse it.” The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    7. 7. Liability • Employee Injury • Non-Compliance with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    8. 8. Employee Injury • Example: Recent eye injury • Increase in insurance premium • Cost of employee recovery The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    9. 9. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) • Clear unambiguous regulation • Statistical data regarding employee injuries • Additional inspectors • Fines per occurrence The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    10. 10. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 29CFR1910.132 General Requirements 29CFR1910.133 Eye and Face Protection 29CFR1910.134 Respiratory Protection 29CFR1910.135 Head Protection 29CFR1910.136 Foot Protection 29CFR1910.138 Hand Protection 29CFR1910.95 Noise Exposure The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    11. 11. Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 1910.132(a)Application. Protective equipment, including personal protective equipment for eyes, face, head, and extremities, protective clothing, respiratory devices, and protective shields and barriers, shall be provided, used, and maintained in a sanitary and reliable condition The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    12. 12. Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 1910.132(d)(1) The employer shall assess the workplace to determine if hazards are present, or are likely to be present, which necessitate the use of personal protective equipment (PPE). If such hazards are present, or likely to be present, the employer shall: The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    13. 13. The Hazard Assessment 13– KPA CONFIDENTIAL – • Define a Hazardous Activity such as: Grinding • Work-related exposure will be: Particles • Can the hazard be eliminated without PPE: No • What is the required PPE: Safety Glasses
    14. 14. Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 1910.132(d)(1)(i) Select, and have each affected employee use, the types of PPE that will protect the affected employee from the hazards identified in the hazard assessment; The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    15. 15. Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 1910.132(d)(1)(ii) Communicate selection decisions to each affected employee; and, 1910.132(d)(1)(iii) Select PPE that properly fits each affected employee. 1910.132(e) Defective and damaged equipment. Defective or damaged personal protective equipment shall not be used. The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    16. 16. Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 1910.132(f) Training. • When and What PPE is required • How to put it on and take it off • Equipment limitations • How to maintain the equipment 1910.132(f)(2) Each affected employee shall demonstrate an understanding of the training specified in paragraph (f)(1) of this section, and the ability to use PPE properly, before being allowed to perform work requiring the use of PPE. The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    17. 17. Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 1910.132(h)(1) Except as provided by paragraphs (h)(2) through (h)(6) of this section, the protective equipment, including personal protective equipment (PPE), used to comply with this part, shall be provided by the employer at no cost to employees. You are not required to provide steel toed shoes or prescription safety glasses. The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    18. 18. HOWEVER 1910.133(a)(3) The employer shall ensure that each affected employee who wears prescription lenses while engaged in operations that involve eye hazards wears eye protection that incorporates the prescription in its design, or wears eye protection that can be worn over the prescription lenses without disturbing the proper position of the prescription lenses or the protective lenses The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    19. 19. Personal Protective Equipment Regulations 1910.132(h)(5) The employer must pay for replacement PPE, except when the employee has lost or intentionally damaged the PPE. The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    20. 20. At a Minimum Safety Glasses with Side Shield and Browguard Organic Vapor Respirator Supplied Air and Protective Suit Nitrile Gloves The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    21. 21. Eye and Face Protection 1910.133(a)(1) The employer shall ensure that each affected employee uses appropriate eye or face protection when exposed to eye or face hazards from flying particles, molten metal, liquid chemicals, acids or caustic liquids, chemical gases or vapors, or potentially injurious light radiation. The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    22. 22. Eye and Face Protection 1910.133(a)(4) Eye and face PPE shall be distinctly marked to facilitate identification of the manufacturer. 1910.133(b)(1) Protective eye and face protection devices must comply with any of the following consensus standards: ANSI Z87 The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    23. 23. Eye and Face Protection 1910.133(a)(5) The employer shall ensure that each affected employee uses equipment with filter lenses that have a shade number appropriate for the work being performed for protection from injurious light radiation. The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    24. 24. Eye and Face Protection Fines From October 2010 through September 2011 Citations on 8 dealerships totaling $16,015.00 Average cost per dealership $2,002.00 The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    25. 25. WHAT TO DO? • As found in on the internet, eye injuries are the most common injury in this business. To deal with this some of our dealerships • Require safety glasses to be worn by all persons entering the shop sections of the dealership. • Midas International requires their employees to wear safety goggles in their shops. The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    26. 26. DO NOT FOOL YOURSELF! If you provide the cheapest safety glasses, • They probably do not give the employee clear vision. • They probably are not adjustable for a comfortable fit. • They probably do not fit all employee’s heads. • They probably will not be worn. The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    27. 27. Respiratory Protection Supplied Air Respirator Organic Vapor Respirator 1910.134(a)(2) A respirator shall be provided to each employee when such equipment is necessary to protect the health of such employee. The employer shall provide the respirators which are applicable and suitable for the purpose intended. The employer shall be responsible for the establishment and maintenance of a respiratory protection program... The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    28. 28. Respiratory Protection 1910.134(c)(1) …the employer shall establish and implement a written respiratory protection program with worksite-specific procedures. Including the following: • Procedures for selecting respirators • Medical evaluations • Fit testing • Procedures for proper use • Procedures maintaining respirators; • Ensure adequate air quality, quantity, and flow • Training of employees The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    29. 29. Respiratory Protection 1910.134(c)(2)(i) If the employer determines that any voluntary respirator use is permissible, the employer shall provide the respirator users with the information contained in Appendix D and 1910.134(c)(2)(i) In addition, the employer must ensure that any employee using a respirator voluntarily is medically able to use that respirator, and that the respirator is cleaned, stored, and maintained so that its use does not present a health hazard to the user. Exception: voluntary use of filtering facepieces (dust masks). 1910.134(c)(4) The employer shall provide respirators, training, and medical evaluations at no cost to the employee. The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    30. 30. Respiratory Protection Supplied air and complete coverage is required for the spraying of clear- coats and hardeners containing isocyanates Organic vapor respirators are required for the spraying of paints and thinners containing organic chemicals. The bodyman mask should be used by bodymen and welders. The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    31. 31. Respiratory Protection Notes • Written program • Medical surveillance • Fit test • Workplace analysis • Change-out schedule. • Isocyanates • Equipment Inspection The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    32. 32. Respiratory Protection Fines From October 2010 through September 2011 Citations on 14 dealerships totaling $15,801.00 Average cost per dealership $1,129.00 The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    33. 33. Head Protection 1910.135(a)(1) The employer shall ensure that each affected employee wears a protective helmet when working in areas where there is a potential for injury to the head from falling objects. THIS DOES NOT APPLY TO DEALERSHIP OPERATIONS. The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    34. 34. Foot Protection 1910.136(a)General requirements. The employer shall ensure that each affected employee uses protective footwear when working in areas where there is a danger of foot injuries due to falling or rolling objects, or objects piercing the sole, and where such employee's feet are exposed to electrical hazards. THIS DOES NOT APPLY TO DEALERSHIP OPERATIONS. The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    35. 35. Hand Protection Nitrile Gloves Electrical Hybrid Gloves Welding Gloves 1910.138(a) General requirements. Employers shall select and require employees to use appropriate hand protection when employees' hands are exposed to hazards such as those from skin absorption of harmful substances; severe cuts or lacerations; severe abrasions; punctures; chemical burns; thermal burns; and harmful temperature extremes. The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    36. 36. Hand Protection Nitrile Gloves Electrical Hybrid Gloves Welding Gloves Nitrile Gloves Used Petroleum/Solvents Hybrid Gloves Electrical Shock Latex Gloves Detail cleaning products Leather Gloves/mechanic Gloves Abrasion/Heat Welding Gloves Hot metal and sparks The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    37. 37. Hand Protection Fines From October 2010 through September 2011 Citations on 4 dealerships totaling $2,400.00 Average cost per dealership $600.00 The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    38. 38. Noise Exposure Earmuffs Disposable Ear Plugs Disposable Ear Plugs Earmuffs 1910.95(b)(1) When employees are subjected to sound exceeding those listed in Table G-16, feasible administrative or engineering controls shall be utilized. If such controls fail to reduce sound levels within the levels of Table G-16, personal protective equipment shall be provided and used to reduce sound levels within the levels of the table 1.G-16. The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    39. 39. Noise Exposure Earmuffs Disposable Ear Plugs Disposable Ear Plugs Earmuffs 1910.95(c)"Hearing conservation program.“ 1910.95(c)(2) For purposes of paragraphs (c) through (n) of this section, an 8-hour time-weighted average of 85 decibels or a dose of fifty percent shall also be referred to as the action level. The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    40. 40. Noise Exposure Note Earmuffs Disposable Ear Plugs Disposable Ear Plugs Earmuffs Sound analysis in shops generally do not indicate that noise is over 85 decibels for eight hours. It is prudent to have disposable earplugs for your employees comfort. The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    41. 41. PPE Requirements  Perform a Hazard Assessment of the Workplace.  Select required PPE and have employees use it.  Provide the PPE at no cost to the employee.  Train the employee in the proper use and maintenance.  Removed damaged equipment from the work area.  Replace damaged equipment at no cost to employee.  Review work practice to make sure employees are wearing PPE when required. The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    42. 42. Policy What do you provide? The Hazard Assessment states what PPE you must provide Who distributes it at your store? Designate a manager to be in charge When is it distributed? At the time of hire and when damaged or worn out. How is the distribution documented? Except for disposable gloves, all distributed equipment should be tracked. The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    43. 43. Policy When do you expect the equipment to be used? Consider safety glasses: Whenever one is in the shop. When one is grinding. When one is working on an engine that is running. When one is under a vehicle. The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    44. 44. Policy Enforcement Reward System: • Random inspection--Five dollars when found wearing proper PPE • Contest between two sides of the shop—lunch for the least infractions Punishment System: • Write up each time employee not wearing PPE when required. • Three write-ups require disciplinary action. NOTE: If there is no enforcement, there is no real Policy The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers
    45. 45. Opportunity #1 Protecting your employees from injury. #2 Protecting your dealership from lawsuit and/or increased insurance costs. #3 Protecting your dealership from OSHA fines. #4 Creating a positive employee attitude, by showing them you care about their safety. You have spent time creating a Personal Protective Equipment policy and money supplying proper PPE and effort to enforce the policy. The Importance of Personal Protective Equipment for Dealers

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