This course is designed to teach the essential information on Fall Protection in the workplace, including inspection and planning.
Course content covered:
  • Fall hazards

  • The use and purpose of various fall protection systems

  • The importance of fall protection from a legislative standpoint

  • How to choose an anchor

  • The purpose and function of full body harnesses

  • The five classes of full body harnesses

  • Requirements for connecting hardware

  • The uses of various connecting devices

  • The purpose and function of shock absorbers

  • The hazards of various fall protection system components if not used correctly

  • Maximum arrest force

  • Calculating free fall distance and clearance

  • Basic inspection and care requirements

  • How to don a full body harness

  • Basic requirements for fall protection plans, rescue planning, and preventing suspension trauma

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing. Please note that, in some jurisdictions, additional practical evaluation on equipment may be required to ensure regulatory compliance.

This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most Internet capable mobile devices with standard web browsing capabilities.




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