A Primer on Fall Protection Equipment


Fall prevention has been a major concern for many with recent statistics reported by the Bureau of Labor Statistics revealing that fatal falls were down 25% from a high of 847 in 2007. More training is necessary to further reduce the number of falls. The goal of this program is to prevent falls and gain an awareness of fall prevention equipment.

Course Outline

  • Standards
  • Basics
  • Hazard Identification
  • Written program
  • Competent Person
  • Training
  • Product Selection
  • Equipment
  • General Considerations
  • Inspecting Fall Protection Components
  • Storage and Maintenance of Fall Protection Equipment
  • Webbing
  • Hardware
  • Retrieval Systems
  • Replacing parts
  • Buddy System
  • Personal Fall Arrest Systems
  • Anchor Points
  • Tie-Off adaptors/Anchorages
  • Snap Hooks and Carabiners
  • Safety Nets
  • Guardrails
  • Roofing Anchor Points
  • Full-Body Harnesses
  • Lanyards
  • Rebar Protection Systems
  • Summary

Runtime: 21 Min.

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