Course Description:
This Fall Protection training course is designed for individuals and contractors who are responsible for the supervision, implementation and monitoring of a managed fall protection program in construction.  It provides a fundamental understanding of the Hawaii Occupational Safety & Health (HIOSH) for The Fall Protection OSHA standards, as well as providing the participant with solid practical knowledge on how to identify and control common fall hazards.  Participants will expand their knowledge and ability to identify hazardous conditions, develop programs and make equipment selections to properly deal with fall hazards.  

This course will also develop an overall knowledge of how to select, inspect, use and install fall protection systems, and covers hazard identification and applicable commercial and residential construction regulations.  This Course is focused on the New Fall Protection Directives and residential requirements for all contractors in the State of Hawaii. 

Course Objective:
Upon successful completion of the seminar, participants will be able to recognize and mitigate fall hazards through a hierarchy of fall hazard controls and will have a basic understanding of the following:

  • Overview of Fall Prevention and Protection
  • Responsibilities of The Fall Protection Competent Person
  • Applicable HIOSH and ANSI Fall Protection regulations

          -  OSHA, 29 CFR 1926.500, Subpart M and the ANSI Z359 Fall

             Protection Code of 2007

  • The Need for Fall Protection
  • Hazard Analysis
  • Recognition of hazards
  • Evaluation criteria
  • Control measures
  • Fall Prevention vs. Protection
  • General Principles of Fall Protection

           -  Total fall distance calculations

           -  Free Fall distance calculations

           -  Minimizing fall forces

  • Personal Fall Arrest Systems

            -  Inspection procedures

            -  Donning procedures

            -  Selection, application and care of equipment

  • Fall Protection on Aerial Lifts and Ladders

Total Hours: 4 Hours(8:00 a - 12:00 p)

DATE:        Feb 18, 2017

                 June 10, 2017


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117 Keawe St, Hilo, HI 96720

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