Safety Diploma Course

OSHA Walking Working Surfaces and Personal Fall Protection Systems Course


This safety course provides training to students to follow Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulation standards 29 CFR 1910 which addresses safety precautions and practices followed in walking working surfaces and implementing fall protection systems, which protect construction workers from trips, slips and falls.

The course also addresses the frequency at which the general industry standard is adopted based on OSHA’s final regulations regarding walking working surfaces and personal fall protection systems. Students are introduced about the industrial safety standard, types of slip, trip and hazards, risk control exercises, preventive controls and safe practices.

Governing regulations

This online training is based on the safety requirements formulated by OSHA in 29 CFR § 1910 Subpart D standard which addresses Working Surfaces.

Course Overview

This e-learning safety course provides general understanding about Walking Working Surfaces (General Industry) and importance of keeping them safe for workers. Our experienced tutors have created easy to understand course material for students to understand the importance of creating safe workplace environment and ways to identify workplace dangers such as slippery and uneven floors, cluttered aisles and unsafe stairs/elevators.

This course will also provide ways and means to reduce or eliminate hazards. OSHA on January 17, 2017 had introduced the Walking Working Surfaces and Personal Fall Protection Systems Final Rule, which replaced the earlier established standards in 1971 with some modifications. The Final Rule’s important updates enforce employers to choose the right fall protection system that works best for them.

Who Must Take this Course?

According to OSHA, workers face impending dangers in walk-ways and elevators while carrying heavy loads and other equipments must join this course to understand the importance of keeping the walking tracks even, safe and not slippery. People who are permanently employed must be entertained to do this course except those who are involved in mining, domestic or agricultural works.

Course Format

Our OSHA Walking Working Surfaces and Personal Fall Protection Systems Final Rule General Industry has been made with excellent course content prepared by HSE experts along with audio and video clippings and graphics, case studies and hordes of questions to be practiced before the final exam.

Successful students or workers are entitled to receive printable hard copy of completion certificate and also a printed wallet card.

Continuing education credits?

Each candidate, completing this course successfully, will be treated as 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) expert and can look for good career progression.

Topics Covered

  • About This Course
  • Course Objectives
  • Introduction to Walking Working Surfaces and Personal Fall Protection Systems Final Rule (General Industry) Safety
    • OSHA Regulations
    • Walking Working Surfaces Regulations
    • Walking Working Surfaces Regulation Updates
    • Benefits of the Final Rule
    • General Requirements
    • Key Terms
  • The Importance of Workplace Safety
    • Safety Improves Quality
    • Costs of Slips, Trips, and Falls
  • Training and Responsibilities
    • Employer Responsibilities
    • Employer Responsibilities – Fall Protection Plan
    • Employee Responsibilities
  • Slip, Trip, and Fall Hazards
    • Risk Factors That Increase Slips, Trips, and Falls
    • Slips
    • Trips
    • Falls
    • Injuries Resulting from Slips, Trips, and Falls
  • Stairways
  • Stairway Regulations
  • Stair Rails
  • Stairway Handrails
  • Stairway Rise
  • Portable Ladders
  • Types of Portable Ladders
  • Portable Ladder Best Practices
  • Fixed Ladders (1910.28)
  • Fixed Ladders (29 CFR 1910.28)-Fall Arrest Systems for Fixed Ladders
  • Outdoor Advertising
  • Residential Roofs
  • Scaffolding
  • Scaffolding Regulations (1910.27)
  • Personal Fall Protection Systems
  • Personal Fall Protection System Requirements
  • Floor and Wall Holes
  • Safe Work Practices
    • Risk Identification
    • Risk Control
  • Summary
  • Additional Resources
  • Exam