Fall Arrest Systems Course Description:
The Fall Arrest Systems Training Course sets forth those requirements and criteria for fall protection in construction workplaces covered under 29 CFR part 1926. It is important to note that the provisions of this subpart do not apply to employees making an inspection, investigation, or assessment of workplace conditions prior to the actual start of construction work or after all construction work has been completed.
The Fall Arrest Systems online course is designed for superintendents, foremen, safety coordinators and directors and competent persons.
All module quizzes require a score of 70 to proceed forward in the course. The final exam also requires a minimum score of 70 to receive a certificate of completion.
Once you have completed the course you will receive an aproved RMEC certificate stating that you have completed the training.
Upon completion of this course, you should:
- Know the height requirements for use of a safety harness and fall restraint system in general construction and steel erection
- Understand restrictions for working near unprotected leading edges
Be able to explain and demonstrate the proper uses of a body harness
- Know when and how safety nets should be used
Know when and how guardrail systems should be used
- Understand special requirements for working on scaffolding
Identify the elements of a fall arrest system and explain their use and role
- Understand the importance of load testing in relation to safety nets, body harnesses, guardrails, toeboards, and the various parts of a fall restraint system