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Construction and Industrial Trades Subject Guide

Information on welding, masonry, carpentry, reading blueprints, woodworking, building trades, roofing, framing, and residential construction.

What is PPE?

PPE, Personal Protective Equiptment, is "equipment worn to minimize exposure to serious workplace injuries and illnesses (OSHA)." There are standards associated with PPE and precedures to properly take care of the equiptment so that it does not lose effectivness. 

OSHA has PPE standards for Construction and General Industry.

What is OSHA?

OSHA stands for Occupational Safety & Health Administration. OSHA is run by the United States Department of Labor. This administration works to help ensure safe and healthy practices and environments for workers. 

OSHA PDFs

Personal Protective Equiptment

PPE