Certified Fall Prevention Specialist Course

Rate: $595.00 

Certification: Certified Fall Prevention Specialist Course

Course Objectives:

This "Train the Trainer" course covers the safe use and erection of stairways, ladders, and scaffolds for construction. Each type of stairway, ladder, and scaffold are discussed. The recognition and abatement of a variety of related hazards are covered with a strong emphasis on fall protection.

Falls are the leading cause of worker fatalities in the construction industry. Each year between 150 and 200 workers are killed and more than 100,000 are injured as a result of falls at construction sites. This course covers regulatory requirements and safe work practices to help prevent these tragedies.

Learning Outcome:

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to identify fall hazards in the workplace, identify methods to reduce fall hazards, identify various types of ladders, and identify safety requirements of scaffolding. Student will learn how to develop an effective fall prevention training program and teach adult learners.

Course Content:

 Introduction and Orientation

 Pre-test (baseline of current level of knowledge)

 How to Develop an Effective Fall Prevention Program

 ANSI Z-359 Standards Overview

 ANSI A10.32 Fall protection equipment for construction

 Anchor points, selection, evaluation and practical applications

 Overview of Horizontal Systems and unique applications

 Basic Rescue Preparedness

 Equipment Inspection Exercise

 Review of Applicable OSHA Legislation

 Equipment Hazard Alerts

 Hazard Recognition Exercise

 Determine solutions for identified fall hazards in specific situations

 Final Review

 Final Exam

 Student Presentation


This course will be valuable for:

 Anyone Who Uses Fall Protection Equipment

 Safety, Health and Environmental Professionals,

 Safety & Health Committee Members

 Government Inspectors

  Managers & Supervisors

 Hospital and Healthcare Managers

 General Industry and Construction Personnel

 Training Managers

Industrial Hygienists

 Environmental Professionals


Students completing the course must take a proctored final exam. A score of 80% on the final exam is necessary to receive your personalized certificate of completion. The student gets three (3) attempts to pass the course.

There are over 600 slides in this course. If you would like to take this course please register below