Module Name

Personal Protection and First Aid

Module 9 in the Manufacturing Safety course.

Module Goals, Objectives and Completion Time

The goal of this module is to introduce the learner to the different kinds of personal protective equipment commonly worn in a manufacturing environment. It is important for industrial workers to be familiar with this equipment and its uses, in order to help create a safer work environment for all employees.


  • Discuss safety function of personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Justify selection of PPE for a particular work environment
  • Plan appropriate first aid response procedures
  • Describe proper care to avoid exposure to blood-borne pathogens (BBP)

Approximate Completion Time: 44 Minutes