OSHA Walking-Working Surfaces and Fall Protection Course

Mastering the Heights: OSHA Walking-Working Surfaces and Fall Protection 

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Why This Course Is Essential

Awareness is the key to prevention!

The OSHA Walking-Working Surfaces and Fall Protection Course is a meticulously designed training program aimed at imparting the essential knowledge and practical skills required to ensure safety while working on elevated surfaces or near hazardous openings.

This course is rooted in the OSHA 1910 Subpart D regulations, offering an in-depth understanding of the standards set forth for various working conditions including stairways, ladders, scaffolds, and more.

This comprehensive course covers a range of topics including the identification and mitigation of fall hazards, the correct usage of personal fall protection systems, understanding the specifications for guardrail and stair rail systems, and adherence to the guidelines concerning repair pits, fixed ladders, and the like.

Why This Course is Essential: For Companies:

  • Regulatory Compliance: Adhering to OSHA standards is not just about avoiding fines, but fostering a culture of safety. This course will help ensure that your organization complies with federal regulations, thus avoiding costly penalties.
  • Reduced Incidents: The average number of incidents reported annually by OSHA concerning slips, trips, and falls is alarmingly high, often resulting in severe injuries or fatalities. Training your employees on the OSHA walking-working surfaces standards can significantly reduce the risk of such incidents.
  • Lower Insurance Costs: A well-trained workforce with a lower incident rate can potentially lower insurance premiums.
  • Enhanced Productivity: A safe working environment promotes employee morale and productivity as employees can focus on their tasks without the looming fear of potential hazards.

For Individuals:

  • Personal Safety: The knowledge and skills acquired from this course go beyond the workplace. Understanding the principles of fall protection and surface safety can be applied in personal scenarios, potentially preventing injuries at home or in public spaces.
  • Career Advancement: Having a certification in OSHA regulations can be a feather in the cap for individuals, making them more desirable candidates for positions that require a keen understanding of safety standards.
  • Professional Competence: This course provides a platform for individuals to exhibit their professional competence, showcasing their commitment to maintaining a safe working environment which is a valued trait in many industries.

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A well-trained employee is less likely to cause accidents, reducing the company’s liability and promoting a safer, more productive work environment.

In less than three hours, this course helps provide the skills and competencies necessary to identify and mitigate construction-related hazards, effectively manage risks, and promote a culture of safety in the construction industry. By the end of the course, participants will have the knowledge and tools to create a safer working environment, protect themselves and their colleagues, and contribute to the overall success of construction projects.

Who the course is for

This course is designed for all workers, supervisors, and safety professionals in the every industry, especially the construction industry. It is also suitable for individuals seeking to enhance their knowledge of construction site safety and enhance their employment potential. 

Why it works

  • Minimal disruption to the working day – the course takes only half a day
  • Designed for anyone, in any construction sector, worldwide
  • Provides the knowledge and tools required to identify roles and responsibilities in the construction or demolition environment.
  • High-impact programme
  • Efficient and effective learning – multiple construction site topics are covered in a single, self-contained course.

The business benefits

Participants will have the knowledge and tools to create a safer working environment, protect themselves and their colleagues, and contribute to the overall success of construction projects.:

  • Minimise risk of an incident.
  • Improve your safety culture
  • Develop staff roles in critical point controls.
  • Achieve an internationally recognised and respected certification for staff
  • Enhance your reputation within the construction industry.

Your benefits

By taking this course, you’ll be able to:

  • Understand your own responsibilities for construction safety
  • Identify and report on potential hazards
  • Assess workplace safety levels
  • Comply with the OSHA and international standards

The average time needed to complete the course is 5 hours and the minimum pass mark for the exam is 70% and we recommend the course is taking every 2 years.

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Who benefits From This Course

Everyone! construction safety is a serious risk to our lives, homes and businesses.

The world is changing quickly and businesses need employees with training, knowledge and skills in order to be competitive.

People who continually develop their professional skills or pursue higher education and training, are placing themselves at the forefront for career advancement opportunities in their future.

By giving yourself or your employees, the knowledge to perform your role safely at work, you will stay safe at work and go home safe, which makes the rest and play time in life, far more rewarding, whatever it is you love to do.


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Course Includes

  • 30 Lessons
  • 1 Test
  • Course Certificate