Fall Prevention and Fall Arrest

Learn about the types of fall hazards, fall protection methods and the circumstances in which they should be used.
SKU: P1188EN
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Falls are one of the leading causes of injuries and deaths in construction and general industry. Fall prevention and fall protection measures can greatly reduce the risk of injury or death. Whenever workers are exposed to falling hazards, the employer must evaluate the hazards and develop a plan to control them. This course describes the various fall prevention methods for working at heights.

Learning Objectives:

  • Recognize different types of fall hazards.
  • Recall fall protection methods and when they should be applied.
  • Be familiar with the components of fall prevention systems.
  • Recognize the components of personal fall arrest systems.
  • Explain how to prepare for emergencies related to falls from heights.

Course Outline:

  • Introduction
    • Welcome to Fall Prevention and Fall Arrest
    • Course Objectives
    • Important Note / Disclaimer
  • Fall Prevention Methods
    • Fall Prevention Methods
    • Fall Prevention When Working on Equipment
    • Check Your Understanding
  • Fall Arrest Systems
    • Fall Arrest Systems
    • Components of a Personal Fall Arrest System
    • Fall Arrest System Considerations
    • Personal Fall Protection Equipment Maintenance
    • Emergency Rescue Plan and Procedures
    • Check Your Understanding
  • Conclusion
  • Test

Target Audience:

Employers and workers in construction and general industry where work at heights is performed.


0.5 hours


Accessible, audio, hybrid, mobile



Products specifications
Course Language English
Length Range 30 Minutes or Less
Length (Hours) 0.50
Course Features Audio
Module Number(s) 10486EN
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