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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.

For More Information

Bob Cutajar, Program Coordinator
Cincinnati State Workforce Development Center
10100 Reading Rd.
Cincinnati, OH. 45241
Office (513) 569-5731

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