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Health and Safety: Teaching Tools
Activities
A C T I V I T I E S
ACTIVITY 1

Types of PPE

Students should now be able to identify various types of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). To test their knowledge, hold up different pieces of PPE and have the students write down the name of the item, what it protects and how it works. For example:

Hard hat - Head - plastic shell and suspension system protect head from impact from falling objects

Type of PPE