analyzing why different parts of the body need to be covered, and later will examine the different levels of protection.
TODAY WE WILL
PPE stands for 'Personal Protective Equipment' It is used to keep people safe from harm PPE can include gloves, masks, and other items
What is PPE?
Harm: Any sort of physical or emotional injury Personal Protective Equipment: Clothing, equipment, and other items designed to protect people from harm Gloves: Clothing items worn on the hands to protect them from harm
Do you think wearing a face mask is important to prevent the spread of germs?
- Yes, it is very important
- No, it is not necessary
- I'm not sure
PPE was first used in the 16th century by soldiers in Europe! The most common PPE item is the safety helmet! NASA astronauts wear the most advanced PPE to explore outer space!
Draw / write: What is PPE and what is its purpose?
Draw / write: What type of PPE do you think is most important in different situations?
What can you do to ensure that you and others are using PPE properly?
How can you practice safety protocols and use PPE to protect yourself and others from harm?