OSHA standard 1910.132 provides general requirements for personal protective equipment (PPE). What are an employer’s training requirements for worker PPE? The standard reads: 1910.132(f)
Training. 1910.132(f)(1) The employer shall provide training to each employee who is required by this section to use PPE. Each such employee shall be trained to know at least the following:
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