Personal Protective Equipment Specialist (PES)

Personal Protective Equipment Specialist (PES): $395.00

Our Personal Protective Equipment Specialist Certification covers:

  • PPE Training Requirements
  • Eye and Face Protection
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Head, Hand and Foot Protection
  • Electrical Protective Equipment and Fall Protection
  • 1910.95 Hearing Protection

Designation:

Personal Protective Equipment Specialist (PES)

Course Objectives:

Are you involved in the selection, use, or maintenance of personal protective equipment? Do you need to know how to identify the need, determine the proper PPE, and provide the necessary training and documentation for PPE use? Do you need to know how to apply the PPE Regulations? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this course is for you. You will learn about the PPE Regulations, PPE Hazard Assessments, Effective Training, Engineering Solutions, Administrative Controls, Program Requirements, Respiratory Fit Testing, the Assessment Process, Eye And Face Protection, Head Protection, Foot Protection, Hand Protection, Respiratory Protection, and Hearing Conservation. The required amount of time to complete the course is dependent upon your knowledge of workplace safety, but we find that the average completion time is approximately 16 hours. You have up to six months to complete the course.

Learning Outcome:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to perform a PPE hazard assessment, understand the requirements for payment, selection and maintenance of PPE, understand the importance of fit testing and implement effective training for employees.

Online Exams:

The student will take a comprehensive online exam at the end of the course. You must score 80% to receive certification. You have three opportunities to pass the exam.

Recertification:

A refresher course and exam will be required every three (3) years. The cost of this recertification is $150.

Optional Credits:

Through the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, 1.6 CEUs are offered for this course. If you are interested in receiving CEUs for this course, upon successful completion of the exam, please either download the form and instructions here or obtain the form and instructions from a Member Services Representative by calling 800-922-2219 or clicking here.