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Top 10 PPE Courses

We’ve curated 10 PPE courses (Personal Protective Equipment) that will provide general knowledge as well as specific information for industries covered by OSHA such as construction, manufacturing, and medical. Lessons from these courses cover the various workplace dangers, different types of PPE, as well as their proper use and maintenance in order to promote occupational safety. 

Top PPE Courses
Last published: 15th May 2024
SC Training (formerly EdApp) PPE Course - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Construction 

1. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Construction

A construction site is a high-risk workplace that requires workers to be compliant and wear PPE to protect themselves. SC Training (formerly EdApp)’s Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Construction outlines the importance of using PPE, especially for this specific industry. This PPE course introduces the various types of PPE used for different activities in the construction industry. It then goes into detail about the use of hard hats which is an essential PPE for workers usually exposed to dangers of falling debris, impacts, and other hazards. It also explores hearing conservation to help your workers prevent noise-induced hearing loss. 

Through SC Training (formerly EdApp)’s powerful authoring tool, you can edit, rebrand, and deploy this course directly to your workers’ mobile device in just a few easy clicks.


  • Introduction to PPE
  • Type of PPE
  • Hards Hats
  • Hearing Conservation

Cost: Free (up to 10 users)

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SC Training (formerly EdApp) PPE Course - Warehouse Safety

2. Warehouse Safety

This SC Training (formerly EdApp) course is for those working in the warehouse. Here, your crew will learn about different types of PPE gear that’ll keep them from experiencing injuries – from head to toe, including hard hats, eyewear, ear protection, and protective footwear.

You'll also learn about OSHA's ergonomic guidelines to maintain safety in the workplace. The warehouse workflow lesson features instructions on proper lifting and good housekeeping practices.


  • OSHA ergonomic guidelines
  • Head & torso protection
  • Eye & face protection
  • Arm & hand protection
  • Ear protection
  • OSHA ergonomic guidelines

Cost: Free (up to 10 users)

Created by SC Training (formerly EdApp)

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SC Training (formerly EdApp) PPE Course - Hand Safety for Construction

3. Hand Safety for Construction

Hand Safety for Construction is a PPE course by SC Training (formerly EdApp) that provides comprehensive knowledge in using hand safety tools to promote construction safety. This course starts with a lesson on hand safety awareness and machine guarding to provide foundational knowledge in identifying the different hand injuries and ways to protect the hands. Then, it elaborates on the proper usage of gloves, hand tools, and other PPEs that are commonly-used PPEs in construction. It also goes over the proper use of hand tools in order to ensure safer work practices.

SC Training (formerly EdApp) uses gamification features for this course by incorporating game elements in the lessons to increase learner engagement.


  • Hand safety awareness and machine guarding
  • Gloves and safe work practices
  • Proper use of hand tools

Cost: Free (up to 10 users)

Created by SC Training (formerly EdApp)

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Universal Class PPE Course - Personal Protective Equipment

4. Personal Protective Equipment

Available in Universal Class, the Personal Protective Equipment course focuses on the various workplace hazards and the different types of general and job-specific PPEs. With the varying work environments and job descriptions, lessons from this course outline the different types of PPE, their uses according to body parts they protect, and the materials used to make them. By developing this knowledge among the workers, they’ll be able to maximize the protection their respective PPEs provide them.

After successful course completion, learners are required to have a minimum of 70 percent as the final grade to earn a certificate. The course is designed for self-paced learning but is only accessible within 6 months upon purchase.


  • Introduction to Personal Protective Equipment
  • Workplace hazards
  • Different types of PPE 

Cost: 50 USD (no certification); 75 USD (with certification)

Created by Universal Class

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OSHAcademy PPE Course - Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

5. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

As workers are required to wear safety protective equipment for construction activities, OSHAcademy offers the Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) course to reinforce knowledge on the appropriate PPE for the different body parts. To develop an in-depth understanding of PPE among workers, this course discusses protection for the head, ears, eye and face, foot, and respiratory system. 

Its modules and practice quizzes are available for free but the certification is only available for purchase and can only be earned by achieving a passing score in the (open-book) final exam.


  • Various types of protection for the different body parts

Cost: Free (without certification), 15.99 USD - 27.99 USD (with certification)

Created by OSHAcademy

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SC Training PPE Course - Welding Safety

6. Welding Safety

This course by SC Training introduces learners to the basics of welding, the risks associated with it, and the appropriate PPE to be worn to avoid any injuries at work. It explains the materials commonly welded, like metal, wood, and plastic, and the techniques guaranteed to perform the job efficiently.

Your crew will also learn about the hazards posed by the job, such as electrical shock, or illnesses like pneumonia and occupational asthma. This course goes in-depth into the details of welding safety to make sure your workers are equipped to perform their jobs properly.



  • Introduction to welding
  • PPE for Welding
  • Related Hazards
  • Proven techniques for efficient welding work

Cost: Free (up to 10 users)

Created by SC Training (formerly EdApp)

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 THORS eLearning Solutions PPE Course - Safety: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Selection

7. Safety: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Selection


THORS eLearning Solutions offers the Safety: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Selection course to guide workers in using the commonly used PPEs in the manufacturing industry. This PPE course illustrates the possible workplace hazards through an animation. It then helps workers identify the appropriate PPE to use for different circumstances such as safety googles, face shields, and hard-hats. The course even includes the limitations of each PPE. 

This course allows learners to apply knowledge through an interactive activity in which they can select a character and choose its appropriate PPE. It can serve as an introductory course or a refresher for your workers. 


  • Understanding PPE
  • Hand and body protection
  • Eye protection
  • Ear protection
  • Foot protection

Cost: 140 USD (30-day access)

Created by THORS eLearning Solutions

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eSafety PPE Course - Medical PPE

8. Medical PPE

Available in eSafety, the Medical PPE course is designed to help health workers prevent workplace hazards. This course reinforces guidelines in selecting, using, and maintaining the appropriate medical PPE. It includes specific lessons from eye protection down to foot protection to ensure the holistic safety of the learners. It also helps learners understand the two major classes of hazardous materials.  

While this is a great course that includes comprehensive lessons, it is only accessible via eSafety’s training library through a paid subscription.


  • Medical PPE
  • Kinds of hazardous materials
  • PPE selection

Cost: Price available through a quote request

Created by eSafety

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SC Training (formerly EdApp) PPE Course - Safety in the Workplace 

9. Safety in the Workplace

SC Training (formerly EdApp)’s Safety in the Workplace is a safety program course designed to help employees ensure safety compliance at work, especially for high-risk industries with workplace safety concerns, such as construction, manufacturing, and health. This course begins with an overview and introduction to the required safety protocols then proceeds to orient learners about the different hazards and risks to look out for so they can be prevented. It also covers slips, trips, and falls, which are hazards that are most likely to occur within work premises but can be easily avoided. It then puts the spotlight on safe lifting measures and the use of personal protective equipment to help in fall-protection.

While this course contains informative safety compliance, it can serve as a template that you can edit and tailor specifically to your organization’s regulations or training objectives


  • Slips, trips, and falls
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Safe lifting

Cost: Free (up to 10 users)

Created by SC Training (formerly EdApp)

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SC Training (formerly EdApp) PPE Course - New Hire Safety Orientation 

10. New Hire Safety Orientation

Also available for free in SC Training (formerly EdApp)’s editable course library, New Hire Safety Orientation is a course created by Risk Management Inc. that aims to seamlessly integrate office safety training into onboarding programs for new employees. This 15-part course provides your employees a strong foundation for workplace safety. It also includes an action plan for emergency situations and dives into different forms of safety training for certain situations (such as using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), electrical safety, and many more).


  • Overview of safety
  • Emergency action plan
  • Hazard communication
  • Ways to practice for different situations

Cost: Free (up to 10 users)

Created by SC Training (formerly EdApp)

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Fully protect your workers with PPE courses

Providing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for your workers alone is not enough to protect them from hazards, injuries, and accidents, especially in industries such as construction, manufacturing, and healthcare. To ensure that their PPE fully serves its function, it’s crucial that your workers understand its proper use, maintenance, and disposal to protect themselves (as well as the people they serve, in the case of healthcare workers). To help you keep your workers safe and promote workplace safety and health, we’ve listed 10 PPE courses that will cover the different types of PPE and demonstrate when and how to use them properly. 

And the best part? Your team can complete courses anytime, anywhere, on any device.

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