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OSHA & ANSI 8-Hour Industry Fall Protection Safety Program Workshop

HAZMAT, Rescue & Safety


This course is offered at the Evendale campus, or on-site at a client company’s location.


The target audience for this training program includes safety professionals in both entry-level and management roles.

Contact Hours 


Course Description

This workshop is designed to train safety professionals and management on developing a comprehensive fall protection safety program based on both OSHA and ANSI standards. The course also trains individuals as “Competent Persons” in accordance with OSHA Fall Protection Construction & General Industry Standards. The course objectives incorporate the ANSI Z 359 Fall Protection Safety standards.

Course Objectives

Help students gain an understanding of:

  • Key safety requirements on fall protection operations in accordance with OSHA 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1926 Subpart M & OSHA 29 CFR Part 1910 Subpart I (New Fall Protection Standard)
  • Key elements of the Fall Protection Safety Plan
  • The role of the Competent Person and Qualified Person
  • The selection process for selecting anchor points
  • Select and inspect fall protection personal protective equipment
  • Fall protection during scaffolding operations
  • Fall protection using powered platforms, man-lifts, and vehicle mounted work platforms
  • How to apply the ANSI 359 Series Fall Protection Personal Protective Equipment standard
  • Identifying the key hazards regarding Fall Protection operations
  • Identifying, evaluating, and eliminating (or controling) fall hazards through planning
  • The duties and responsibilities of a Competent Person
  • The proper selection and use of Fall Arrest Systems Equipment & Components
  • The ability to identify and select Fall Arrest Anchors
  • The capabilities and limitations of a Fall Rescue Plan
  • The proper selection and use of Fall Rescue equipment

Course Features

  • This course features lecture-discussion, fall protection safety equipment demonstrations and use, hands–on demonstration, and skills training on fall rescue techniques.
  • Content is written to meet specific curriculum as listed in ANSI 359.2 & 359.4, OSHA 29 CFR 1910 Subpart I (New OSHA Standard), and 1926 Fall Protection Safety program training requirements.
  • Student is issued a Student Course book and other class resources along with OSHA & ANSI technical references.
  • All content has been developed and created by industry-leading subject matter experts with years of operational experience. The course material is reviewed annually by instructional designers.

To reserve space in an upcoming class, please email or call 513-569-1643. 

For More Information

COL Bob Cutajar, USA (ret.) Assistant Business Manager
Cincinnati State Workforce Development Center
10100 Reading Rd.
Cincinnati, OH. 45241
Office (513) 569-5731


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