Fall Hazard Awareness for the Construction Industry
7.5 MESH Hours (Manager of Environmental Safety and Health)
7.5 PDHs (Professional Development Hours for Engineers)
This course provides an overview of the identification, evaluation, and prevention of fall hazards in the construction industry. The course focuses on falls to a lower level rather than falls to the same level resulting from slips and falls.
This course is recommended for the small construction employer, business owner, or manager who would like to obtain information about fall hazards found in the workplace. The training is also suitable for employees and employee representatives.
Participants should note that while this course has a primary emphasis on the construction industry, there is application for general industry environments with construction or maintenance work in progress.
- Identify factors that contribute to common fall hazards
- Discuss methods to control and prevent the hazards
Identifying, analyzing, and preventing fall hazards associated with scaffolds, ladders, roofs
OSHA regulations and resources addressing fall protection
Participants are encouraged to bring questions that are unique to their working environment for discussion in the course.