What are the Proper PPE for Hazardous Chemicals

This 2 minutes safety training video covers: How to properly protect yourself from any hazardous chemicals, what are the some type of respiratory protection, what are the protections against chemical splashes, how to properly store hazardous chemicals, how to prevent exposure to hazardous chemicals, what are the safety guidelines when working with hazardous substances.

Video Transcript

Being aware of the right personal protective equipment or ppe to use in order to accomplish each task safely and knowing how to use your ppe properly is an important part of being ready day one. The PPE you are required to use depends on the hazard you face, your employer will determine what hazards exists in your area and select the appropriate PPE for you to wear. If you are required to wear PPE you’ll be trained how to determine when you need PPE, which PPE is required for which hazards, how to use and wear it properly, the limitations of PPE and how to maintain and store it. Harmful substances, severe cuts or lacerations, abrasions and temperature extreme can injure your hands wear the appropriate gloves for the specific hazard you face. In some cases you may need to protect most or all of your body from hazards in your workplace. You may be exposed to heat, radiation, body fluids or hazardous materials or waste.