Safety Diploma Course

Cal/OSHA Training Certification


Construction sites, which lack basic safety features, can be a potential threat to workers who can be injured fatally due to slip or fall from heights. It is important that employers provide safe and secure work environment, and construction workers know the prescribed procedures and comply with the advocated safety standards.

The course we offer is an online training for workers associated with construction activities. This Cal/OSHA Fall Protection course offers broad analysis of California Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) standard for fall protection for workers. The course deals with the types of fall, hazards, safe work practices, equipment used to keep worksite safe and compliant procedures for Cal/OSHA standards.

Governing regulations

Cal/OSHA, also referred as the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH), has been made with an intention to protect the lives of construction workers in California from Occupational hazards. Most of the Cal/OSHA regulations related to fall protection in construction industry are found in 8 CCR, Chapter 4 Division of Industrial Safety, Subchapter 4, Construction Safety Orders. For the benefit of workers and people as a whole, the full text of the Cal/OSHA standards is available at the website of California Department of Labor Relations. The course also provides a link to the website as part of additional resource section at the end of the course.

Course Overview

This course follows the principles of Cal/OSHA Construction Fall Protection compliance procedures and covers all safety aspects which can prevent workers getting injured by falling while working in high-rise buildings or structures. Learners also get full details of various possibilities of accidents, hazard control measures, compliance procedures, safety gadgets and anti-fall support structures, effective training methods and preventive measures. The course touches every aspect of hazards throughout the learning cycle such as trips, slips, falls and safety standards and best work practices to prevent accidents at construction sites.

Who Must Take this Course?

Cal/OSHA construction safety procedures advocate minimum required safety standards for workers who are in occupations involving construction, painting, alteration, maintenance, removing of any fixed structure or its parts, repairing, removal or renovation works. These workers must take this course to have high understanding and knowledge on safety procedures and control measures to prevent accidental fall. The course also is ideal for those involved in excavation works which are not covered under any specific industry safety standards.

Course Format

Our Cal/OSHA Construction Fall Protection Training course has been formulated with high-quality content for learners to understand the concept and various aspects along with interesting graphical and audio explanations for them to understand the subject thoroughly and also a huge bank of self-check questions to make them highly successful in the final exam.

Upon successful completion of the course, each candidate will get a Hard copy of completion certificate and can print a wallet card.

Continuing education credits?

Each student will receive 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.

Topics Covered

  • About This Course
  • Course Objectives
  • Introduction to Cal/OSHA Construction Fall Protection Safety
    • Key Terms
    • Injury Statistics
    • Cal/OSHA Construction Fall Protection Regulations
    • Fall Protection Trigger Heights
    • Employer Responsibilities
  • Fall Protection Requirements for Construction Activities
    • Cranes and Derricks
    • Cranes and Derricks-Fall Protection Requirements by Task
    • Steel Erection-General Requirements
    • Steel Erection-Safety Training Requirements
    • Steel Erection-Fall Protection Requirements by Task
    • Steel Erection-Controlled Decking Zones
    • Roofing
  • Fall Prevention and Protection Systems
    • Guardrails
    • Toeboards and Covers
    • Required Guardrail, Toeboard, or Cover Protection by Location
    • Personal Fall Arrest, Personal Fall Restraint, and Positioning Device Systems
  • Fall Prevention and Protection Systems
    • Personal Fall Arrest Systems-Components
    • Personal Fall Arrest Systems-Employer Requirements
    • Personal Fall Arrest Systems-Standards
    • Personal Fall Arrest Systems-Additional Standards
    • Personal Fall Restraint Systems
    • Positioning Device Systems
    • Safety Net Systems
    • Site-Specific Fall Protection Plan
    • Site-Specific Fall Protection Plan-Elements
    • Controlled Access Zones
    • Safety Monitoring Systems
  • Ladders and Scaffolds
    • Ladders-General Requirements
    • Ladders-Safety Training Requirements
    • Ladders-Placement
    • Ladders-Safe Usage
    • Scaffolds-General Requirements
    • Scaffolds-Erection and Dismantling
    • Scaffolds-Working Loads
    • Scaffolds-Safe Usage
  • Summary
  • Additional Resources
  • Exam