Overview & Objectives
According to OSHA, falls are the most frequent cause of death for workers in the construction industry. Many of these incidents are preventable when proper precautions are taken, making fall protection training not only critical, but also required for all construction workers. Fall Protection for Construction identifies common hazards and explains important safety practices to help ensure every team member is prepared to recognize fall hazards on the job and understand how to keep themselves and others safe.
This intermediate-level online course offers essential fall protection training for the construction industry. Course topics include:
- An overview of fall protection
- Common fall hazards
- Fall hazard evaluation and control
- Fall prevention training requirements
- Passive and active fall protection systems
- Alternate fall protection systems
- Fall protection planning
- Additional fall protection considerations
Course participants will learn how to avoid falls and mitigate hazards per OSHA, American National Standards Institute (ANSI), and National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recommendations for workplace safety.
Who Is This Course For?
Fall Protection for Construction is intended for all employers and employees responsible for following OSHA’s fall protection standards, including:
- Construction workers
- Construction supervisors
- Construction managers
Features & Benefits
Upon completion of Fall Protection for Construction, students should understand the fundamentals of fall protection and are prepared to identify and control fall hazards using active, passive, and alternate systems. Additionally, students will learn more about OSHA’s recommendations for fall protection in construction and planning strategies to create a safer work environment for all team members.
In Person Training
Our in-person training is taught by our most skilled and experienced instructors. Participants can expect to be engaged with the material being taught. We 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. Because our instructors are so experienced, they can answer most questions quickly and in-depth. Some of our classes are available via Zoom (just call us for more information) and can be combined with virtual-blended learning.