In the U.S. construction industry, falls are the leading cause of worker fatalities and one of OSHA's most commonly cited violations. On average, between 150 and 200 workers are killed and more than 100,000 are injured as a result of falls at construction sites each year. This course looks at how to identify fall hazards, fall protection systems, the importance of training, inspection and maintenance of equipment, and rescuing at height.

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Modules: 9
Hours: 8
Sectors: Construction


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  • Key Topics

    • Common Construction Fall Causes
    • Preparing to Prevent Falls
    • Fall Protection Hierarchy of Controls
    • Competent and Qualified Persons
    • Identifying and Evaluating Construction Fall Hazards
    • Risk: Frequency vs. Exposure to Falls
    • Supported and Suspended Access
    • Safe Ladder Practices
    • Safe Practices on Scaffolds
    • Fall Protection Platforms
    • Personal Fall Arrest/Restraint Systems
    • Training Requirements
    • PFAS Equipment Inspection
    • PFAS Equipment Maintenance
    • Rescue at Height
  • Target Audience

    • Employee
    • Supervisor
    • Manager
    • Contractor