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Course Title:
Fall Protection Training

Course Description:
Fall Protection Training is a 4-8 hour session presented by the Safety Specialist and covers topics related to working safely at heights in excess of 6 feet. The training will cover:

  • Need for fall protection
  • Identification of fall hazards
  • Guardrail systems
  • Fall restraint systems
  • Positioning device systems
  • Personal Fall Arrest Systems (PFAS)
    • Anchorage Connectors and anchor points
    • Body wear
    • Connecting devices
  • Fall clearance calculations
  • Equipment inspection & maintenance
  • Donning a full body harness
  • Protection from falling objects

Who Must Attend?
Employees working in areas that are unprotected from falls greater than 6 feet in height.

When Must Initial Training be Completed?
Initial training must be completed prior to working in an area with a fall exposure greater than 6 feet.

How Often Must I Attend a Refresher Course?
Refresher training must be completed at least every 3 years.

Trainer Contact Information:
Safety Specialist (EHS) at 401-863-1645

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Last updated on 08/29/2006