Walking and Working Surfaces

Course Description

This course alerts participants to the hazards of walking and working surfaces and provides information about workplace action needed to eliminate or control these hazards.

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Course Details

Next Start Date:
Friday October 18, 2019
Federal Standard:
29 CFR 1910 Subpart D; 29 CFR 1926.501


1 hour
Course Availability:
Online 24/7

Course Objectives

  1. Develop a working knowledge of key elements surrounding OSHA’s Walking and working surfaces regulation
  2. Understand key terminology concepts
  3. Examine the consequences of poor housekeeping and hazards of wall and floor openings
  4. Discuss the specifications for safe design and construction of fixed general industry stairs
  5. Learn the minimum requirements for dock-boards and proper care and use of portable ladders
  6. Discuss general scaffolding requirements
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Course Content

  1. Introduction
  2. General Requirements
  3. Guarding Floor & Wall Openings & Holes
  4. Stairs
  5. Ladders
  6. Scaffolds
  7. Summary
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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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