FALL PROTECTION TRAINING
This important safety course will show you a variety of methods to safeguard you from falling at height, including how to properly use fall protection equipment, as well as provide guidance on how safety managers can ensure a safe workplace for their workers, certifying you under OSHAs Fall Protection standard 29 CFR 1926 Subpart M.
OSHA — 29 CFR 1926 Subpart M
MORE ABOUT FIREFIGHTER SAFE FALL PROTECTION TRAINING
OSHA estimates that due to falls from elevations covered under subpart M, every year at least 68,000 injuries and 95 fatalities occur. One OSHA study of 99 fall-related fatalities suggests that virtually all of those deaths could have been prevented by the use of guardrails, body belts, body harnesses, safety nets, covers, or other means which would reduce employee exposure to the fall hazard.
WHO WILL NEED TO TAKE THIS COURSE?
This course is intended for all workers whose jobs require fall protection and their supervisors.
AFTER THIS COURSE, YOU WILL BE ABLE TO:
- Understand the consequences of workplace falls.
- List six fall protection solutions.
- Describe when and how fall protection systems are commonly used.
- Identify instances when retraining is necessary.
- Explain the steps involved in performing a fall protection inspection.