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This online course satisfies the training and retraining requirements for the OSHA 29 CFR § 1926 Subpart M Construction Fall Protection Standard, including Residential Construction Fall Protection.
Who must take this course?
According to OSHA 29 CFR 1926.503(a)(1) every employee who might be exposed to fall hazards shall receive training on recognizing the hazards of falling, and the procedures to be followed in order to minimize these hazards.
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It will take a MINIMUM of 2 hours to complete this Construction Fall Protection training online course. The student may log on and off as needed. A bookmark will be set so when they log back in they will return to where they left off.
Upon successful completion each student will have immediate access to a printable Construction Fall Protection training certificate and wallet card.
We have no restrictions on how long a person takes to complete a course.
Likewise, if you are purchasing for others, we have no time limit on assigning courses. So you can purchase a larger quantity then you currently need and take advantage of volume discounts.
Each student will receive 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.
Our Construction Fall Protection Training course consists of content, audio, graphics, self check questions and a final exam.
This course covers the OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Subpart M Fall Protection (1926.500-503) standard for construction workers. It describes the standard, hazards, and hazard controls that can be used to protect the health and safety of construction workers.
Specific topics covered in this course include:
- About This Course
- Course Objectives
- Introduction to OSHA Construction Fall Protection Safety
- Key Terms
- High-risk Activities
- OSHA Regulations
- Rights and Responsibilities
- Employer Responsibilities
- Site-specific Fall Protection Plan
- Hierarchy of Controls
- Workers' Rights
- Fall Protection Systems
- Guardrail Systems
- Safety Net Systems
- Personal Fall Arrest Systems-Components
- Personal Fall Arrest Systems-Standards
- Personal Fall Arrest Systems-Additional Standards
- Positioning Device Systems
- Additional Fall Protection Systems
- Warning Line Systems
- Controlled Access Zones
- Safety Monitoring Systems
- Falling Hazards
- Cranes and Derricks
- Steel Erection
- Underground Construction
- Leading Edges and Bricklaying
- Residential Work
- Other Hazards
- Falling Objects
- Hazard Reduction and Elimination
- Overhead Protection with Safety Nets
- Specifics of Overhead Protection
- General Safety and Standards
- Supported and Suspended Scaffolding
- Scaffolding Access
- Scaffolding General Safety Tips
- Aerial Lifts
- Aerial Lift Dangers
- Aerial Lifts-General Safety
- Ladder Types and OSHA Safety
- Ladders-General Safety
- Additional Resources
According to OSHA 29 CFR 1926.503(c)(1):
Retraining. When the employer has reason to believe that any affected employee who has already been trained does not have the understanding and skill required by paragraph (a) of this section, the employer shall retrain each such employee. Circumstances where retraining is required include, but are not limited to, situations where:
(1) Changes in the workplace render previous training obsolete; or
(2) Changes in the types of fall protection systems or equipment to be used render previous training obsolete; or
(3) Inadequacies in an affected employee's knowledge or use of fall protection systems or equipment indicate that the employee has not retained the requisite understanding or skill.