HSEO Safety Course in Dec 2010

To:          Departmental Health & Safety Officers 
Fm:         Health, Safety & Environment Office
Date:      22 November 2010

Health, Safety and Environment Office will arrange the following safety courses in December 2010:

Selection & Use of Personal Protective Equipment

   14 December 2010 (Tue)
   10:00 am – 12:00 noon
   Room Y951
   (in Cantonese)

   Ir. Nelson Chan
1. Selection & use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
2. Inspection & maintenance of PPE
3. Proper storage of PPE 
Course objectives:

The course is designed to provide participants with basic understanding on the selection, use, inspection, maintenance and proper storage of personal protective equipment (PPE).  

It will be split into 3 sessions. The last two sessions will emphasize on the proper and actual use of half-face respirator and safety harness & accessory (11:00-11:30 for actual usage of half-face respirator, 11:30-12:00 for actual usage of safety harness and accessory). In the PPE usage demonstration, users of PPE having personal hygiene concern such as respiratory and safety harness shall bring along their own set.

Target group(s):
All DHSOs (department/office using PPE) and all PPE users are welcome.  
(Please apply on or before 7 December 2010)


Departmental Health & Safety Officers are kindly requested to review their departmental situation and invite staff to attend. Interested staff should register for the course(s) via the HSEO on-line enrolment system athttp://www.polyu.edu.hk/hseo/training-news/training-enrollment     

For enquiries, please e-mail to  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  or call HSEO General Office at tel: 3400-8386/3400-8396.