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FALL PROTECTION & PREVENTION;
4 hour training program
This course addresses the basics of fall protection in a manner that allows the end user to better understand their equipment and their fall protection applications.
The program briefly reviews the current regulatory requirements, the components of a fall protection system and the critical concepts when using fall protection equipment.
This course tends to focus more on the hands-on exercises where the participants will each inspect, don and learn how to fit a full body harness. Participants will also handle and become familiar with a variety of anchor connectors, shock absorbing lanyards and retractables.
Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:
Identify fall hazards and outline examples of fall prevention versus fall protection, including Fall Restraint, Positioning and Fall Arrest.
Identify key components (referred to as the ABC’s) of fall protection equipment.
Describe legislative requirements for fall prevention and protection.
Understand how to calculate fall clearance distance.
Outline methods to minimize fall arrest forces.
Demonstrate proper inspection, donning and use of a full body harness as well as associated equipment (i.e. fixed lanyards, self-retracting lanyards, cross-arm straps, etc.).
Workers and Associates who use fall protection equipment.
Managers and Supervisors of associates using fall protection equipment.
Course Length and Options:
This is a half-day (4-hour) awareness level program. The program is offered on-site and can be designed to utilize the client’s fall protection equipment as well as their site-specific procedures.
Successful completion of this program will require participants to pass a written test.