Fall Protection Awareness Training

Cost per participant: $295.00 (Group Pricing Available)
Duration: 4-hour Course

A four-hour awareness course designed for individuals with frequent (daily or weekly) exposure to fall hazards. Participants gain knowledge and skills necessary to identify and avoid hazards associated with elevated work locations. The course features a series of presentations, demonstrations and hands-on exercises.

  • Overview of Fall Protection
  • The Need for Fall Protection
  • Hazard Recognition, Evaluation and Control
  • Fall Prevention vs. Protection
  • Basic Principles of Fall Forces
  • Overview of Personal Fall Arrest Systems (PFAS)
  • Selection, use and care
  • Equipment inspection procedures
  • Proper equipment donning
  • Field application exercises with demonstrations and hands-on activities


  • Definition and Responsibilities
  • Harness Fitting
  • What/Who is OSHA?
  • OSHA 1926.501
  • ANSI
  • Inspection, Maintenance and Storage
  • Statistics
  • OSHA 1926.502 and Products
  • Hands on Training
  • OSHA 1926.503
  • Citations and Penalties
  • Testing
  • Rescue
  • Ladders
  • Horizontal Lifelines
  • Other Standards
  • Scaffolds
  • Steel Erectors
  • Aerial Lifts
  • Fall Protection/Rescue Plan
  • Fall Hazard Task Evaluation (Exercise requiring hazard analysis)
  • Subpart M (Exercise)
  • Competent Person Inspection (Hands-on Practicum)

Class Size

Course Materials
Reference materials including course completion stickers and cards as requested.

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