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Fall Protection

Ensure that employees are protected from fall hazards whether four feet or forty feet from the ground.

Description

Fall Protection provides you with a look at the work conditions that require the use of fall protection and the available options to protect employees from falls. 


By taking this Fall Protection course, you will be able to identify fall protection methods available for protecting employees; the basic conditions that trigger the use of fall protection for employees in the general industry; and the importance of good work practices and training. Implementing each of these elements in your workplace will ensure that employees are protected from fall hazards whether four feet or forty feet from the ground.


This course was created in compliance with the Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHAct) of 1970 and the OSHA regulations.

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Curriculum

  • Fall Protection for Employees
    Introduction
    1:55
    Responsibility for Safety and Safety Equipment
    1:54
    Fall Protection Plan
    1:42
  • Types of Fall Protection
    Guardrail Systems
    1:04
    Personal Fall Arrest System (PFAS)
    0:48
    Safety Net Systems
    1:31
  • Fall Hazards
    Walkways and Ramps
    0:41
    Scaffolding and Excavation
    0:48
    Roofs
    0:27
    Wall Openings
    0:37
  • Conclusion
    Good Work Practices
    0:53
    Training
    1:35
    Duty to Provide Fall Protection
    1:45
    Summary
    1:13
  • Supplemental Materials
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Skills

  • Personal Safety

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