Fall Prevention & Protection For General Industry

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Fall Prevention & Protection For General Industry Course

Fall Prevention & Protection For General Industry

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 45 Minutes

Location: Online or In-Person

Overview & Objectives

The Fall Prevention & Protection for General Industry online training from Exceed Safety is an intermediate-level course focusing on general fall protection and prevention requirements as established by OSHA. Because injuries due to falls are common in both construction and general industry, this course provides important information to safeguard the workplace. Participants can expect to learn OSHA regulations, industry standards, and best work practices to work towards preventing common fall hazards.

NOTICE: This course is based on Subpart D of OSHA 29 CFR 1910 for general industry, as well as the standards found within the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z359 Fall Protection Code and information established by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).

Exceed Safety’s Fall Prevention & Protection for General Industry online course is designed to better prepare and inform participants about OSHA’s rules and regulations regarding fall prevention and protection for general industry. Specific course topics include the following:

  • Walking and working surfaces
  • Slip and trip hazards
  • Environmental, human, biological factors affecting fall hazards
  • Common fall hazards
  • Ladder safety
  • OSHA’s Fall Prevention Campaign
  • Fall prevention vs. fall protection
  • Guardrails
  • Parapet walls
  • Personal fall protection systems

Specific industry terms covered throughout the course include the following:

  • OSHA
  • ANSI
  • Personal fall protection systems
  • Personal fall restraint systems (PFRS)

Who is this Course for?

The Fall Prevention & Protection for General Industry online course is ideal for those employees and management who are exposed to fall risks or must prevent them. Individuals from the following industries will specifically benefit from this online training:

  • Manufacturing
  • Warehousing and Distribution
  • Property Management
  • Retail Services
  • Hospitality

Features & Benefits

Exceed Safety’s Fall Prevention & Protection for General Industry online course teaches participants to both prevent and protect themselves from fall risk and situations. Upon successful completion of this course, participants can expect to:

  • Reference industry standards and best practices in fall risk scenarios
  • Identify and address common causes of fall hazards and how to mitigate the risks
  • Access and interpret specific fall prevention and protection regulations as they apply to the individual organization
  • Assist in the development and implementation of a comprehensive fall prevention and protection program for one’s organization

All course participants must complete the full course, achieve a score of 100% at each knowledge checkpoint, and fill out the course evaluation to receive his or her certificate of completion. Upon successful completion, participants will receive a course completion certificate that may be printed at any time.

In Person Training

Participants in our in-person courses can expect to be taught by our most skilled and experienced instructors. Our instructors strive to make our in-person classes dynamic by incorporating meaningful activities that allow peer-to-peer discussion and collaboration, hands-on learning, and real-life examples. Participants will also be able to have most questions answered while attending the class. Some of our classes are available via Zoom (just call us for more information) and can be combined with virtual-blended learning.