Personal Protective Equipment Specialist (PES)
$395.00 $345.00 (Premium Membership)
Personal Protective Equipment Specialist (PES)


  • access_time 13:00 hours / 1.30 CEUs


Are you involved in the selection, use, or maintenance of personal protective equipment? Do you need to know how to identify the need, determine the proper PPE, and provide the necessary training and documentation for PPE use? Do you need to know how to apply the PPE Regulations? If you answered yes to any of these questions, this course is for you. You will learn about the PPE Regulations, PPE Hazard Assessments, Effective Training, Engineering Solutions, Administrative Controls, Program Requirements, Respiratory Fit Testing, the Assessment Process, Eye And Face Protection, Head Protection, Foot Protection, Hand Protection, Respiratory Protection, and Hearing Conservation. The required amount of time to complete the course is dependent upon your knowledge of workplace safety. You have up to six months to complete the course.

Our Personal Protective Equipment Specialist Certificate covers:

  • PPE Training Requirements
  • Eye and Face Protection
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Head, Hand and Foot Protection
  • Electrical Protective Equipment and Fall Protection
  • 1910.95 Hearing Protection


The Personal Protective Equipment Specialist (PES) Course is a foundational course that requires no prerequisites.

Continuing Education Units:

(1.30) CEUs are offered for this course. As an IACET Accredited Provider, NASP offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education and Training Standard. CEUs will be reflected on the Certificate upon successful completion of the course and passing the exam. Partial credit or adjusted CEUs will not be awarded for individuals who do not successfully meet the criteria for achievement of CEUs.

Online Exams:

The student will take a comprehensive online exam at the end of the course. You must score 80% to receive a certificate. You have two opportunities to pass the exam.


A refresher course and exam will be required every three (3) years. The cost of this recertification is $150.

Non-discrimination Policy:

NASP is committed to maintaining a work and learning environment free of all forms of discrimination. View the full document here.

Proprietary Interest Disclosure:

The instructor(s) has no financial interest in any course documents, products, tools, or instruments. View the full document here.