Fall Protection

Course: Fall Protection

Requirement: OSHA 1926.502

Duration: 8 Hours

Description: This course is designed to meet the requirements of OSHA for the training of employees who might be exposed to fall hazards. The program will enable each employee to recognize the hazards of falling and will train each employee in the procedures to be followed in order to minimize these hazards.

Scope: This course covers:

  • The nature of fall hazards
  • Correct procedures for erecting, maintaining, disassembling, and inspecting the fall protection systems to be used
  • The use and operation of guardrail systems
  • Personal fall arrest systems
  • Safety net systems
  • Warning line systems
  • Safety monitoring systems
  • Controlled access zones
  • Proper protection to be used
  • The limitations on the use of mechanical equipment
  • The correct procedures for the handling and storage of equipment and materials
  • The correct erection of overhead protection

Who should attend:

Members of management, engineering, maintenance, refrigeration, safety production, human resources and security. A good cross section can contribute greatly to the overall effectiveness of the fall protection plan.