Fall Protection Train The Trainer Course

The Online Fall Protection Train The Trainer Course is led by a real subject matter expert that you can interact with. Learn everything you need to know about training employees to use fall protection.

Regulations Covered: 29 CFR 1926 Subpart M - Fall Protection.

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Fall Protection Train The Trainer

Online Training

  • OSHA Compliant Fall Protection Training

  • Training Led By An Expert You Can Interact With

  • Training Materials For Your Facility

Course curriculum

  • 1

    Welcome to the course!

    • Meet Your Instructor - Jeremy Norton

    • How to use this course

    • Technical Difficulties

    • Fall Protection Train The Trainer Introduction

  • 2


    • Jeremy Introduces This Course

    • Fall Protection Introduction

    • News Report: Steel Worker Falls To Death On A Construction Site

    • Fall Protection Introduction Review

  • 3

    Types of Fall Protection Systems

    • Jeremy: Introduction To Fall Protection Systems

    • Fall Protection Systems

    • Floor Openings

    • Fall Protection Systems Review

  • 4

    Fall Protection Selection

    • The Fall Protection Hierarchy

    • Fall Protection Hierarchy Review

    • Fall Protection Equipment Selection

    • Falls in Construction - Fixed Scaffolds

    • Fall Protection Selection Review

  • 5

    Equipment Inspection

    • Fall Protection Equipment Inspection

    • Falls in Construction - Reroofing

    • Equipment Inspection Review

  • 6

    Fall Protection Use

    • Jeremy Introduces Safe Use of Fall Protection

    • Donning A Fall Protection Harness

    • Selecting Anchor Points

    • Thinking About Fall Protection

    • Bad Connections in Fall Protection

    • Walkthrough: Fall Protection Harness Manual

    • Reading Assignment: Fall Protection Harness Manual

    • Preventing Falling Object Hazards

    • Using Fall Protection Review

  • 7

    Cleaning, Maintenance & Storage

    • Cleaning, Maintenance, & Storage

    • Accident Investigation : Worker Falls Down Vent Shaft

    • Cleaning, Maintenance, & Storage Review

  • 8


    • Jeremy Discusses The Summary

    • Summary

  • 9

    Fall Protection Exam

    • Fall Protection Exam

  • 10

    Train The Trainer Introduction

    • Fall Protection Train The Trainer

  • 11

    Fall Protection - Advanced Principles

    • Jeremy Introduces Advanced Concepts

    • Gravity Does Not Discriminate

    • Fall Protection: Competent and Qualified Persons

    • Competent vs Qualified Review

    • Planning For Fall Protection

    • Fall Protection Plan

    • Fall Protection Plan Review

    • Calculating Fall Clearances

    • Drop Testing Fall Protection Systems

    • Calculating Fall Clearances Review

    • Inspecting and Donning A Harness

    • Fall Protection Rescue Plan

    • Fall Protection Rescue White Paper

    • Performing Fall Rescue

    • Suspension Trauma

    • Rescue Review

  • 12

    Fall Protection Training

    • Fall Protection Training Introduction

    • Developing A Training Curriculum

    • Setting Up A Formal Training Environment

    • Fall Protection Trainer Qualifications

    • Fall Protection Training Requirements

    • Fall Protection Training Quiz

  • 13

    Fall Protection Train The Trainer Exam

    • Fall Protection Train The Trainer Exam Introduction

    • Fall Protection Train The Trainer Final Exam

  • 14

    Next steps

    • Congratulations!

    • Download: Fall Protection Trainer Certification


Safety Specialist

Jeremy Norton

Jeremy Norton has been practicing safety management for over 20 years. He got his start in the US Navy as a Naval Nuclear Engineer on the USS Carl Vinson. After tours in the Iraq and Afghanistan theaters, he got out and worked as a safety & training manager in the semiconductor manufacturer industry. He then moved on to the training & safety manager for an international wind power utility. Jeremy is an OSHA 10/30 Certified Trainer, has a Construction Safety Specialist Certificate from the University of Washington / OSHA District X, an MBA in Finance, and Bachelors of Science in Business, and an Associates in Applied Science. He is currently the President of XO Safety & Affordable Safety Training LLC.

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  • Who can train employees to use fall protection?

    OSHA says that fall protection training must be provided by a competent person qualified in the following areas: The nature of fall hazards in the work area, The correct procedures for erecting, maintaining, disassembling, and inspecting the fall protection systems to be used; The use and operation of guardrail systems, personal fall arrest systems, safety net systems, warning line systems, safety monitoring systems, controlled access zones, and other protection to be used; The role of each employee in the safety monitoring system when this system is used; The limitations on the use of mechanical equipment during the performance of roofing work on low-sloped roofs; The correct procedures for the handling and storage of equipment and materials and the erection of overhead protection; and The role of employees in fall protection plans; The standards contained in this subpart.

  • Will this course certify me to train employees?

    This covers the required training for fall protection trainers, and provides the necessary paperwork. The designation as to who can certify fall protection workers is made by the employer, and only the employer.

  • Will a get a certificate?

    Yes. You will receive a certificate indicating you have successfully completed a Fall Protection Train The Trainer Course.