To earn a certificate of completion and a permanent card, student must do the following:
PREREQUISITE: Participants need to be able to communicate with the instructor in the language the course is held in.
Any personnel that may be exposed to heights or work around fall hazards on construction sites. This curriculum is also a prescribed (required) course that can help fulfill the requirement for an individual applying for a Site Safety Training Card.
Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
8-Hour Fall Prevention Topics:
Recite certain key definitions such as: employer and temporary employee, employer duties associated with falls, exposing employer, creating employee, correcting employer, competent person. Summarize duties of multiple employer jobsites. Explain when a qualified person is required on site.
Class discussion and class activity to calculate fall distance. Summarize Newton’s Three Laws of Motion, understand impact force and calculate impact force related to fall height and weight of person
Summarize proper and improper anchorage points, understand typical guardrail systems, such as mid-rails, guardrail and toe board, Understand limited and control access zones and proper use.
Recall the purpose of controlled decking zones and its relation to the respective OSHA codes.
Recite OSHA Subpart X related to stairs and ladders, the role of the worker and competent person and the proper inspection of ladders. Understand the proper use angle (4:1) ladder ration.
Recall the duties of a competent person related to scaffolds, understand the role of a qualified person, understand the OSHA codes to proper and safe scaffold use
Summarize proper fall protection systems when at the edge of excavations. Recall when fall protection systems are needed in relation to excavations.
Understand the components of safety harness, lanyard and anchorage points Recognize the components that lead to certain fatal accidents by putting together everything learned in the previous lessons. Proper application of personal fall arrest systems and the use.
A plethora of methods will be used, such as auditory and visual methods to ensure learning. This includes the program’s PowerPoint, related lectures, testing, and classroom discussions.