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Walking and Working Surfaces: Comprehensive Training

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  Video On Demand
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22 to 32 minutes
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High Definition
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Closed Captioning
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Mastery Training Content Network
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_Educational Resources, Inc. (Safety)

According to OSHA’s standard, 29 CFR 1910 Subpart D on walking and working surfaces, employees must be trained on the nature of fall hazards, how to recognize them, and the procedures to follow to minimize those hazards. This fall prevention training focuses on hazards in walking areas at workplaces. The regulations also cover prevention, protection, and safety on ladders and dock boards. This course goes over these regulations and demonstrates the safe work practices to avoid a slip, trip or fall accident.

This video shows the use of several types of fall protection. It emphasizes how to properly put on a harness and make sure the harness is safe. Fall distance needs to be taken into consideration, and a formula must be followed to properly set the device up. Scaffolding devices also must be regulated as well. Not only watching where one steps, but also walking under these devices has its risks. This course shows employees safety tips regarding safety nets, guard rails, and walking safety.

As workers, one thing we all have in common is the need for a safe and secure walking or working surface on which to stand, work or travel. This course prepares employees to recognize fall hazards and employ safe work practices to avoid them.


Any worker

The course presents the following topical areas:
  • Introduction
  • Slip & Trips Hazards
  • Fall Protection
  • Personal Fall Arrest Systems
  • Limiting/Calculating Fall Distance
  • Ladder Safety
  • Dock Boards
  • Scaffolding Safety
  • Various Fall Hazard Requirements & Exemptions
  • Protection From Falling Objects
  • Employee Training Requirements

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