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Fall Protection Overview

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the reasons that use of fall protection equipment and training on that use are required in the construction industry
  • Identify the requirements for equipment used in work positioning, fall restraint, and fall arrest systems
  • Identify the hazards posed by falling six feet (1.85 m) or more, with and without a personal fall arrest system
  • Identify the components of a personal fall arrest system and how they work together to arrest a fall
  • Identify the steps for properly inspecting and donning a full-body harness
  • Identify the criteria for properly attaching the connecting device to an anchorage connector, and a vertical or horizontal lifeline

Available in English, Spanish

10 Minutes

Mobile Ready

Course Outline
  • Construction - Fall Protection Overview
Regulations
  • 29 CFR 1926.104, Safety belts, lifelines, and lanyards
  • 29 CFR 1926.105, Safety nets
  • 29 CFR 1926.500-503, Fall Protection
  • 29 CFR 1926.760(a)(2)
  • 29 CFR 1926.1423(j)