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Course 714 Certificate
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Modules: 8
Hours: 7
Sector: General Industry

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Employees who conduct work at on elevated surfaces are exposed to fall hazards and are required to receive fall-protection training. This course will aid in decreasing fall hazards by explaining the components of an effective fall-protection program, training requirements, and emergency response. Personal fall-arrest systems, fall-restraint systems, and other fall-protection systems will be discussed, with general instructions on how to properly inspect and maintain equipment. Fall protection on ladders, scaffolds, and aerial platforms are also important topics covered in this course.

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As an OSHAcademy student, you can access 100% of our training materials for free, including our module quizzes and course exams. We only charge a small fee if you decide to document your training with our official course certificates or transcripts.

Key Topics

  • Hazards of Working at Elevation
  • Fall Protection Program Elements
  • Identifying and Evaluating Fall Hazards
  • Portable Ladders
  • Supported Scaffolds
  • Aerial Lifts
  • Adjustable-suspension Scaffolds
  • Cranes and Derrick Suspended Personnel Platforms
  • Guardrail Systems
  • Personal Fall Arrest Systems (PFAS)
  • Safety Net Systems
  • Training Requirements
  • Rescue at Height

Target Audience

  • Employee
  • Supervisor
  • Manager

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

 

Why We Need Fall Protection

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Falls are among the most common causes of serious work-related injuries and deaths in the workplace. Employers must take measures in their workplaces to prevent employees from falling off overhead platforms, elevated work stations or into holes in the floor and walls.

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data shows that falls to a lower level have been the most frequent type of fatal fall in the workplace. Most of those are caused by falls from roofs, ladders, scaffolds, non-moving vehicles, and building girders or other structural steel.

What the Fall Protection Standard Covers

For general industry, the trigger height for providing fall protection is 4 feet. However, there are exceptions for work in construction, scaffolding, fixed ladders, dangerous equipment, and utility work. From the beginning, OSHA has consistently reinforced the "4-foot rule."

Course 714 Final Exam

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After studying the course material and answering the quiz questions, it is time to take the final exam. We highly recommend answering the module quiz questions to check your understanding of the course material. The final exam questions are typically developed from these quiz questions.

OSHAcademy course final exams are designed to make sure students have gained a sufficient understanding of the content covered within each course. To help demonstrate this understanding, students must achieve a passing score on course final exams. It is OSHAcademy's policy to protect the integrity of our exams: as a result, we do not provide missed questions to students.

This is an open book exam. Students are permitted to use a separate browser window to review course content while taking the exam. If you do not pass a final exam, you will see a "Retake Exam" button next to the course on your student dashboard.

If you have already paid for your certificate

If you have already paid for certificates, your exam score will be displayed on your student dashboard after successfully passing the final exam. If you chose PDF certificates, you can view and print your certificate and personal transcript from your student dashboard. If you chose original printed documents, they will be prepared and mailed to the address in your student account.

If you only want free training

OSHAcademy provides free access to all training materials, including course modules, practice quizzes, exercises, and final exams. However, exam scores, certificates, and transcripts are provided only if you purchase a certificate package to document your training. If you do not require official training documentation, we will archive your exam results should you decide to purchase official certificates later.

Take the Final Exam

Course 714 Study Guide. You can save this study guide to your computer for offline studying, or print the study guide if you prefer.

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