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Fall Prevention & Protection in General Industry

    Fall Prevention & Protection in General Industry

    Course Overview

    Fall Prevention & Protection for General Industry (GI) is an online safety course on general fall prevention and protection requirements. Injuries due to falls are common in the general industry workplace and are often listed in OSHA’s Top 10 violations every year. This online safety course will provide important information based on OSHA regulations, industry standards, as well as best practices in the workplace on how to access and work towards preventing common fall hazards.



    Includes new OSHA Subpart D Final Rule information!


    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.

    Fall Prevention & Protection in General Industry - Earn 0.1 CEU

    Intended Audience

    This Fall Prevention & Protection for General Industry online course is designed for employees who are either exposed to falls or who must prevent them, including supervisors and managers. All General Industry sectors will benefit, including:

    • Manufacturing
    • Warehousing and Distribution
    • Property Management


    Learning Objectives

    With this online course, you will become more informed of OSHA’s rules and regulations with regard to fall prevention and protection in General Industry and of ways to protect against and prevent falls in the workplace. You will be able to:

    • Assess and interpret specific fall prevention and protection regulations as they apply to your organization
    • Reference industry standards and best practices
    • Identify and address common causes of fall hazards and how to best mitigate them
    • Assist in the development and implementation of a comprehensive fall prevention and protection program for your organization

    Course Topics

    • Walking and working surfaces
    • Slip and trip hazards
    • Environmental, human, or biological factors affecting fall hazards
    • Common fall hazards
    • Ladder safety
    • OSHA’s Fall Prevention Campaign
    • Fall prevention vs. fall protection
    • Guardrails
    • Parapet walls
    • Personal fall protection systems

    Industry Terms

    • OSHA
    • NIOSH
    • ANSI
    • Personal fall protection systems
    • Personal fall restraint systems (PFRS)
    • Personal fall arrest systems (PFAS)

    Based On

    This online safety course is based on Subpart D of OSHA 29 CFR 1910 for General Industry, as well as standards found in the ANSI Z359 Fall Protection Code and information provided by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH).

    Features and Benefits

    ClickSafety’s Fall Prevention & Protection for General Industry online safety course teaches how to prevent and protect against falls in your workplace and offers the following features and benefits:

    • Course access 24/7 at any location capable of connecting to the Internet
    • Voice-narrated content, interactive exercises and drill questions
    • Links to important fall prevention and protection documents and websites
    • IACET-accredited completion CEU
    • Completion Certificate access 24/7
    Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    Call: 800.971.1080