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Fall Prevention and Protection Awareness for General Industry

    Fall Prevention and Protection Awareness for General Industry

    Course Overview

    Fall Prevention & Protection Awareness for General Industry (GI) is an introductory online safety course on general fall protection requirements. Injuries due to falls are common in the workplace, often listed in OSHA’s Top 10 violations every year. This online safety course will provide a basic awareness of common concepts to look for to prevent falls and ways to enhance fall protection across general industry sectors.

    Upon successful completion of the course, each student will receive a ClickSafety Certificate of Completion that will show the 0.1 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and 1 Contact Hour received for this IACET-approved course.

    Intended Audience

    This Fall Prevention & Protection Awareness for General Industry online course is designed for all General Industry sector employees, including supervisors and managers who are responsible for the safety of their workplace according to OSHA regulations. Any employee who might use be exposed to risks from falls in the workplace should take this course, including those in the following industries:

    • Manufacturing
    • Warehousing and Distribution
    • Property Management
    • General Office
    • Retail Services
    • Hospitality
    • Healthcare

    Learning Objectives

    While completing this Fall Prevention & Protection Awareness online course, you will be informed of the OSHA’s rules and regulations. Once you successfully complete the course, you will:

    1. Recognize fall hazards in your workplace
    2. Identify basic OSHA standards for fall protection
    3. Identify ways to prevent a fall
    4. Recognize protection systems for potential workplace fall hazards

    Course Topics

    • Slips, Trips and Falls
    • Fall Prevention
    • Openings and Holes
    • Stairs and Railings
    • Workplace Equipment
    • Ladder Safety
    • Personal Fall Arrest Systems


    • Four-foot Rule
    • Wet Product or Spills
    • Dry Product or Spills
    • Tripping Hazards
    • Step Hazards
    • Containment
    • Aisles and Passageways
    • Floor Holes
    • Wall Openings
    • Open-sided floors
    • Scaffolding
    • Powered platforms
    • Vehicle-mounted platforms

    Course Based On:

    This online safety course is based on OSHA 29 CFR 1910.

    Features and Benefits

    ClickSafety’s Fall Prevention & Protection Awareness for General Industry online safety course teaches how to prevent and protect against falls on a job site and offers the following features and benefits:

    • Interactive media to help students determine the recognition and potential threat of confined spaces
    • Enhanced learning through case studies and interactive exercises
    • Ability to access and print your Completion Certificate at any time, 24/7

    Burlington, MA 01803
    Call: 800.971.1080