Fall Protection Awareness – Construction

Overview The Construction Fall Protection Awareness course fulfills basic requirements for those employees who may be exposed to hazards involving falls. The training also fulfills the basic requirements outlined in Occupational Safety and Health guidelines, Code of Federal Regulations 29 CFR 1926.501, 29 CFR 1926.502 and 29 CFR1926.503. This program shall enable eachemployee to recognize the hazardsof falling. Each employee will betrained to follow procedures createdto minimize hazards from falls.
Duration/Length 2 Hours
Target Audience Construction employees of all trades
CFR Reference 29 CFR 1926.501, 29 CFR 1926.502 and 29 CFR 1926.503
Pre-requisites None
Course Format Classroom and hands-on
Course Objectives Fall categories
• Fall protection systems
• Definitions associated with fall protection equipment
• Anchor systems
• Inspection, sizing and care of PFAS equipment
• Use and care of fall protection equipment
Students must be able to make the selection and use of personal fall arrest systems, put on a full body harness, and know the methods of using a full body harness. The student must also be able to demonstrate the use of a full body harness, properly inspect and store the equipment.