Fall Protection Course Outline

Introduction and Logistics
  • What is fall protection?
  • Why is fall protection necessary?
  • When is fall protection required?
  • Fall protection options
  • Recognize fall hazards

Falls in Construction

Types of Fall Protection
  • Guardrails
  • Covers
  • Warning lines
  • Controlled Access Zones
  • Personal Fall Arrest Systems (PFAS)

Planning for Fall Protection
Definitions
Duty to Have Fall Protection
Uncovered Holes
Leading Edge
Flat/Low Slope
Safety Monitor
High Slope
Excavations
Aerial Lifts
Pole and Tower Climbing
Fall Protection Priorities
Guardrail Systems
Warning Lines
Fall Restraint
Safety Nets
Personal Fall Arrest Systems (PFAS)
Swing Falls
Harness Use
Connectors (Lanyards)
Inspection
Ladder Safety