PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT

  • Program: Environmental Health and Safety
  • Course: Personal Protective Equipment
  • Course #: ENHS1130
  • Total Credits: 2

Course Description

This course is designed to provide the student with information required to select, use, maintain and safely don and doff personal protective equipment. Topics covered include equipment used for the protection of the respiratory system, head, face, hands, feet, and the body. Students will be able to determine the levels of protection based on EPA guidelines after completion of the class.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Evaluate risks
Diagram job hazard analysis
Differentiate types of hazards
Select personal protective equipment
Distinguish types of respiratory protection
Classify chemical protective clothing

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 0
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    None
  • Campus: Eden Prairie

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