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Personal protective equipment 111911


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Adult Level Lesson Plan PPE

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Personal protective equipment 111911

  1. 1. Adult Education Level 1 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Version:jun10hse021
  2. 2. OBJECTIVES <ul><li>Purpose of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Specifically for Bottling Industries </li></ul><ul><li>Hierarchy of Controls </li></ul><ul><li>Types of PPE Protection </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Head Protection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Upper Extremity Protection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Lower Extremity Protection </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Torso Protection </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Designated PPE Areas </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Personal protective equipment (PPE) is designed to protect employees from serious workplace injury or illnesses resulting from hazards in the work environment. </li></ul>PURPOSE The following are examples of PPE that can be seen in the workplace:
  4. 4. <ul><li>Manufacturing environments addresses potential hazards by removing the hazard or reducing the risks associated with the hazard in accordance with hierarchy of control measures in the following order: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Elimination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Substitution </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Engineering Controls </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Administrative (Procedural) Control </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) </li></ul></ul>HIERARCHY OF CONTROLS
  5. 5. <ul><li>PPE is required when a Risk Assessment (RA) or Job Safety Analysis (JSA) indicates the need for added protection. </li></ul><ul><li>The selection of PPE is determined by the type that is most appropriate and provides the most protection. </li></ul><ul><li>PPE does not eliminate the hazard nor protect you if not properly fitted and maintained in a clean and serviceable condition. </li></ul>HIERARCHY OF CONTROLS - PPE Hazard Control clearly defines PPE to be the last control on the risk management hierarchy.
  6. 6. PPE TYPES There are many types of PPE available for all levels of protection. This site has reviewed all RAs and JSAs and will provide the correct level and type of PPE for each employee.
  7. 7. <ul><li>The structure of your face protects your eyes, still, some injuries can damage your eye severely enough that you can lose your vision. Most eye injuries are preventable with proper PPE. </li></ul>HEAD PROTECTION Eye Protection
  8. 8. <ul><li>Noise can become a hazard when it enters the ear at 85 decibels (dBA) or above. Noise can damage the hair cells inside the cochlea (inner ear). Damage to the hair cells is irreparable and can result in hearing loss. </li></ul>Ear Muffs Canal Caps Ear Plugs Example of a healthy Cochlea contains approximately 40,000 hair cells. Example of a damaged Cochlea HEAD PROTECTION Hearing Protection
  9. 9. Head injuries can cause neck sprains, concussions and skull fractures. If at anytime the need for head protection is identified by RA or JSA at any site, PPE will be provided. HEAD PROTECTION Head Protection
  10. 10. UPPER EXTREMITY PROTECTION Arms, Hands & Skin (Cut resistant) Hand injuries are common. Without the use of the hand or fingers, the ability to work is greatly reduced if not almost impossible. To protect the hands, the proper types of gloves and proper fit must be obtained. Chemical Resistant Cut Resistant Disposable Leather Arm/Sleeve
  11. 11. Slips, trips and falls result in sprains, strains or tears - injuries that can be painful, long lasting, and may result in time lost from work. Falls may also cause head injuries, knee injuries, fractures and broken bones. Treasury Wine Estates provides yearly footwear consisting of: <ul><li>Above the ankle </li></ul><ul><li>Lace Up </li></ul><ul><li>Waterproof or water resistant </li></ul><ul><li>Fitted by a professional </li></ul>LOWER EXTREMITY PROTECTION Foot Protection
  12. 12. TORSO/BODY PROTECTION Many hazards can threaten the torso/body such as heat or cold temperatures, splashes from chemicals and being struck by a moving object. A variety of protective clothing is provided, including vests, shirts, aprons and coveralls.
  13. 13. <ul><li>To ensure a culture of responsibility and accountability, employees are trained and made aware of company policy so that each understands HSE considerations and incorporates them into their decisions and daily activities. </li></ul>CONCLUSION
  14. 14. Practice Session <ul><li>Students will practice putting on vest, ear plugs, safety glasses and gloves </li></ul>
  15. 15. QUESTIONS?
  16. 16. QUIZ <ul><li>PPE stands for People’s Process Equipment. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>True </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>False </li></ul></ul><ul><li>When is PPE required? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a. Only when a supervisor or manager is around to see. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>b. When the employees feels like wearing it or thinks that it looks good. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>c. When a Risk Assessment or JSA indicates the need for added protection. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Ear muffs, ear plugs and headphones are all considered proper hearing </li></ul><ul><li>protection. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>True </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>False </li></ul></ul><ul><li>When can PPE be introduced as an additional control? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a. Once as the hazard has been recognized. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>b. After elimination, substitution, engineering and administration controls have been </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>used and the need for additional protection is required. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>c. Others in the industry use it and it’s new and cool. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>High visibility vests are required in, at and around production areas on at this </li></ul><ul><li>sites. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>True </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>False </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. QUIZ <ul><li>PPE does not eliminate the hazard; if not properly fitted and well maintained </li></ul><ul><li>it will not provide adequate protection. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>True </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>False </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Using hearing protection incorrectly can result in permanent hearing loss. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>True </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>False </li></ul></ul><ul><li>PPE shall be worn as directed by posted signs by all persons entering or within </li></ul><ul><li>that area, regardless of the purpose of entry or the length of stay. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>True </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>False </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Slips, trips and falls result in sprains, strains or tears – injuries that can be </li></ul><ul><li>painful, long lasting and may result in time lost from work. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>True </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>False </li></ul></ul><ul><li>When should hearing protection be worn? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>a. When an employee’s supervisor or manager is around. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>b. When an employee is exposed to excessive noises as indicated in the RA or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>JSA and is written in the SOP. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>c. When an employee’s feels or thinks it may be necessary. </li></ul></ul>