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Falls: Construction Fall Protection

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46 to 92 minutes
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Standard Definition
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IE Desktop
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MasteryNet Player
Lesson Interactions
Quiz Questions
Closed Captioning
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Mastery Technologies, Inc.
Original Content Producer
Comprehensive Loss Management Inc (CLMI)
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Online Construction Fall Protection Training

This training teaches the importance of using the correct fall protection, providing a detailed illustration of the various types of fall protection and how to properly use them to avoid a deadly fall.

Advantage™ This course is in the Advantage™ format, to read about Advantage™ features click here.

  • Install on any SCORM LMS
  • Rich multimedia presentation with interactions and quiz
  • Print certificate and wallet card
  • You have 60 days to complete the course

Any construction worker whose job may be six feet or more above the ground at any time.

The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Hazards
    • Recognizing hazards
    • The six foot rule
  • Fall Protection Systems
    • Types of fall protection systems
    • Guardrails
    • Warning Lines
    • Safety Monitors
    • Covers
  • Personal Fall Protection
    • The Body Harness
    • The Body Belt/Safety Belt
    • Lanyards
    • Anchorage point
    • Swing falls
    • Locking snaphooks
    • Protection from falling objects
Intended Performance Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this course you will be better prepared to:
  • Recognize fall hazards.
    • List various fall hazards.
    • Recall the need for fall protection whenever working six feet or more from a surface below.
  • Use fall protection systems.
    • Recognize various forms of fall protection.
    • Describe the purpose of a guardrail.
    • List the elements of a guardrail.
    • Explain warning lines.
    • Recall that covers need to be strong enough to support twice the weight of equipment and personnel.
  • Use Personal Fall Arrest Systems.
    • Explain how the body harness works
    • Recall that belts are no longer available as fall protection.
    • Agree that shock absorbing lanyard is safest.
    • List unsafe anchorage points.
    • Explain the clearance distance needed when using shock absorbing lanyard.
    • Choose the best way to avoid a swing fall.
    • Explain why locking snaphooks are safest.
  • Protect workers from falling objects.
    • Choose procedures to help protect workers from falling objects.