Fall Prevention

  • 4 topics | 21m
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
This course is intended to provide employees who might be exposed to fall hazards with the ability to recognize such hazards and provide control measures to minimize their risk. The content in this course is designed to comply with the intent of the applicable regulatory requirements. Learner objectives are to recognize common workplace fall hazards, describe fall protection techniques used in general industry, identify fall protection equipment and limitations, and describe the primary components of an OSHA-compliant fall protection program. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements. This course was created using the November 2016 OSHA final rule updating walking-working surfaces standards and personal fall protection systems requirements.


  • recognize common workplace fall hazards
  • identify fall protection techniques and methods
  • identify guidelines and facts related to fall protection equipment
  • recognize ways that companies can protect workers from workplace fall hazards


  • Common Fall Hazards
  • Techniques and Methods for Fall Protection
  • Guidelines for Using Fall Protection Equipment
  • Your Company's Protection from Fall Hazards