Safety Diploma Course

Construction Slips, Trips & Falls Walking Working Surfaces Training


Construction sites account for the highest number of accidents and casualties among all other industries as risks involved in various construction activities are very high and as the industry is highly fragmented, safety regulations are sparsely followed by employers and workers.

This online training course is intended to train workers and candidates to understand the risks involved in construction sites and ways to prevent accidents due to slips, trip or falls. Apart from learning various regulations and importance of following safe work practices, students will also learn common risk factors, surface hazards, regulations that control walking-working surface hazards and impacts of trip and fall of workers.

Governing regulations

OSHA regulations which are applicable to construction walking-working surfaces are 1926 Subpart C – General Safety and Health Provisions; 1926 Subpart L – Scaffolds; 1926 Subpart M – Fall Protection; and 1926 Subpart X – Stairways and Ladders.

Course Overview

This OSHA regulated course on construction slips, trips & falls solution for Walking-Working Surfaces provides candidates an overview of safe walking-working surfaces in the construction sites, understanding of hazards caused by trips, falls and slips due to uneven surfaces, applicable safety regulations to be followed to reduce accidents and hazard control measures.

Who Must Take this Course?

OSHA regulation 29 CFR Part 1926 is applicable for construction workers including contractors and their workers, who work at the site as part of construction activities, repair or alteration; subcontractors and their labourers, who perform different works as per the agreement; and suppliers and their workers, who supply materials for construction site or fabricate goods for construction activities. All these workers and employers should join this course to get first hand information on risks and hazards associated with their level of work.

Course Format

Our OSHA Slips, Trips & Falls course related to providing safe Walking-Working Surfaces in Construction Industry gives candidates with excellent course content along with audio and visual explanation, self-check questions and best tutor guidance for excellent performance in final exam.

All candidates who are completing this course successfully will be provided with hard copy of certificate along with a printable wallet card.

Continuing education credits?

Learners are entitled to get 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) status after completing this course.

Topics Covered

  • About This Course
  • Course Objectives
  • Introduction to Walking-Working Surfaces-Construction
    • The Importance of Workplace Safety
    • OSHA Regulations
  • Training and Responsibilities
    • Employer Responsibilities
    • Employee Responsibilities
  • General Slip, Trip, and Fall Hazards
    • Causes of Slips, Trips, and Falls
    • Risk Factors That Increase Slips, Trips, and Falls
    • Slip, Trip, and Fall Injuries
    • General Requirements
  • Floor Openings and Holes
    • Key Terms
    • Floor and Wall Openings and Holes Hazard Prevention
    • Fall Protection
    • Guardrails
    • Safety Nets
    • Personal Fall Protection Systems
    • Personal Fall Protection Equipment Terms
    • Horizontal Lifelines
  • Stairs, Ladders, and Scaffolds
    • Stairs
    • Stairway Safety Requirements-Fixed Stairways
    • Stair Rails
    • Handrails
    • Rise
    • Stairway Safety Requirements-Stairways Used During Construction
    • Temporary Stairs
    • Stairway Safety Practices and Guidelines
    • Ladders
    • Fixed Ladders
    • Long Fixed Ladders
    • Portable Ladders
    • Stepladders
    • Straight Ladders
    • Extension Ladders
    • Job-made Wooden Ladders
    • Ladder Set-up
    • Ladder Safety Best Practices
    • Scaffolds
    • Platforms
    • Scaffold Access
    • Fall Protection
  • Safe Work Practices
    • Risk Identification
    • Risk Control
  • Summary
  • Additional Resources
  • Exam