Payment: Personal protective equipment (PPE), used to comply with 29 CFR 1910.132 and/or 29 CFR 1926.95, shall be provided by the Company at no cost to Employee(s). Please refer to 29 CFR 1910.132 (h) and/or 29 CFR 1926.95 (d) for specifics.
Each employee who is required to use PPE will be trained in the following:
The training will include an opportunity for Employee(s) to handle the PPE and demonstrate that they understand the training and have the ability to use the PPE properly. Training will be provided by the manager or supervisor of the affected Employee(s). Training will be documented in writing with the documentation including the names of each employee trained, the date(s) of the training, and the subject matter covered.
If an employee, who has been trained, demonstrates a lack of knowledge or behavior which leads the supervisor to believe the employee does not have a proper understanding of the PPE involved, that employee will be retrained. If there are changes in the workplace or processes that change the exposures or type of PPE to be used, all affected Employee(s) will be retrained.
Whenever practical, PPE will be assigned to individual workers for their exclusive use. Employee(s) will be responsible for the PPE equipment assigned to them or used by them.
PPE will be regularly cleaned, inspected and stored according to instructions given during the training sessions or as directed by supervisors or managers. Defective or damaged PPE shall not be used. Employee(s) are to report any defective or damaged equipment to their supervisor for repair or replacement.