Safety Diploma Course

OSHA Construction Fall Protection


Working at elevated places can be dangerous and a mere slip can prove fatal. This Construction fall protection safety certification follows OSHA’s regulations to train students and make them aware of the risks and hazards involved in working at heights for construction workers and federal regulations to protect them. The course emphasizes that fall protection mechanisms should be in place for constriction workers who work at a height of six feet and above.

The course outlines the responsibilities of employers who are duty-bound to provide protection gears and fall-protection guard as per the regulations enforced by OSHA under – OSHA 29 CFR § 1926.503(a)(1).

Governing regulations

The course has been made to offer students training as per OSHA 29 CFR § 1926 Subpart M Construction Fall Protection Standard which also includes Residential Construction Fall Protection.

Course Overview

This online safety course covers the OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Subpart M Fall Protection (1926.500-503) standard for all construction workers. Our experienced tutors will explain in detail about the safety standards, typical hazards, and risk control measures that can help protect the health and safety of construction employees.

Who Must Take this Course?

According to OSHA 29 CFR 1926.503(a)(1) regulation, every construction worker who is likely to be exposed to fall hazard or slip must undergo safety training to understand the nature of hazards, regulations and procedures to be followed to minimize the impact.

Course Format

Our Construction Fall Protection Training course has been made with easy to understand content, audio and graphical explanations, case studies and large number of self-practice questions to make students score well in the final exam.

Every successful student will get a Hard copy of completion certificate and also a printable wallet card.

Continuing education credits?

Candidates are eligible to receive 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) for completing this online fall safety course.

Topics Covered

  • About This Course
  • Course Objectives
  • Introduction to OSHA Construction Fall Protection Safety
    • Key Terms
    • High-risk Activities
    • Statistics
    • OSHA Regulations
  • Rights and Responsibilities
    • Employer Responsibilities
    • Training
    • Site-specific Fall Protection Plan
    • Hierarchy of Controls
    • Workers’ Rights
  • Fall Protection Systems
    • Guardrail Systems
    • Safety Net Systems
    • Personal Fall Arrest Systems-Components
    • Personal Fall Arrest Systems-Standards
    • Personal Fall Arrest Systems-Additional Standards
    • Positioning Device Systems
    • Additional Fall Protection Systems
    • Warning Line Systems
    • Controlled Access Zones
    • Safety Monitoring Systems
  • Falling Hazards
    • Cranes and Derricks
    • Steel Erection
    • Underground Construction
    • Leading Edges and Bricklaying
    • Roofing
    • Residential Work
    • Other Hazards
  • Falling Objects
    • Hazard Reduction and Elimination
    • Overhead Protection with Safety Nets
    • Specifics of Overhead Protection
  • General Safety and Standards
    • Scaffolding
    • Supported and Suspended Scaffolding
    • Scaffolding Access
    • Scaffolding General Safety Tips
    • Aerial Lifts
    • Aerial Lift Dangers
    • Aerial Lifts-General Safety
    • Ladder Types and OSHA Safety
    • Ladders-General Safety
  • Summary
  • Additional Resources
  • Exam