Fall Protection Awareness

Course Description

This course gives you a basic understanding about OSHA’s role in prevention and elimination of work-related illnesses and injuries. The OSHA standard identifies areas or activities where fall protection is needed.

It clarifies what an employer must do to provide fall protection for employees, such as identifying and evaluating fall hazards and providing training. Under the standard, employers are able to select fall protection measures compatible with the type of work being performed.

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Course Details

Next Start Date:
Friday October 18, 2019
Federal Standard:
29 CFR 1926 Subpart M


1 hour
Course Availability:
Online 24/7

Live Trainer Available

This course is also available as an instructor led course by demand.
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Course Objectives

  1. Falls
  2. Types of Fall Protection – Active Systems
  3. Types of Fall Protection – Passive Systems
  4. Inspection of Equipment
  5. Fall Protection Safety Systems
  6. Falling Object Protection
  7. Training
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Course Content

  1. Learn about falls in the workplace
  2. Identify preventative measures to avoid falls
  3. Understand the duty to have fall protection
  4. Identify and understand fall protection systems
  5. Learn how to develop a fall protection plan
  6. Learn how to inspect fall protection equipment
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System Requirements

The elements listed below are the minimum system requirements to take this online course. While you may use the minimum requirements, your experience online will be greatly enhanced through the use of a faster internet connection, i.e. cable or DSL as opposed to ‘dial-up’.

  • IBM PC Compatible Computer [200 MHz processor with 32MB RAM]
  • Sound Card with speakers or headphones
  • SVGA [800×600] video card, driver, and monitor
  • Microsoft Windows 95/98/ME/NT/2000/XP
  • Internet connection [minimum 56Kbps recommended]
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer version 5.0 or greater [free download]
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