Certified Fall Prevention Specialist Course
Certification: Certified Fall Prevention Specialist Course
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.
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.
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
This course will be valuable for:
Anyone Who Uses Fall Protection Equipment
Safety, Health and Environmental Professionals,
Safety & Health Committee Members
Managers & Supervisors
Hospital and Healthcare Managers
General Industry and Construction Personnel
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