Course Description

One of the top ten workplace injuries reported by OSHA are related to fall hazards. In the construction industry, the most common causes for injuries typically involve ladders, roofs, tops of equipment, scaffolds, and other elevated work surfaces. This course will examine the various types of fall hazards, and include details on how to identify them. It will also offer information on best safety practices, to include ladder safety principles. The course shares current OSHA’s Fall Protection Standards on principles to follow for protecting workers.

Course Outline

  • What is a fall hazard?
  • Steps to protect employees.
  • Hazard identification.
  • Prevention of fall-related injuries.
  • Falls to the same level and falls to lower levels including ladders and stairs.
  • Trip hazard prevention.
  • Steps to protect employees.
  • Promote your fall protection program.

Learner Outcomes

  • Recognize fall hazards and risks.
  • Differentiate between the two types of falls.
  • Apply ladder safety principles.
  • Use the eight-step approach to fall protection.
  • Calculate the total fall clearance distance.

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Section Title
Fall Hazard Awareness in Construction
Online: With Live Meetings
8:00AM to 12:15PM
Apr 16, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $149.00 Click here to get more information
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