Personal Fall Arrest Systems Overview

Learning objectives

  • Identify the most common hazards posed by falling and the reasons you should use fall protection equipment
  • Identify the components of a personal fall arrest system and how they work together to arrest a fall
  • Identify key fall arrest system design and selection requirements
  • Identify the steps for properly inspecting and donning the most common personal fall arrest system equipment

Course overview

This lesson provides an awareness of the hazards posed by falling, basic design and safe use requirements of a personal fall arrest system, as well as how to properly select and connect to a system.

  • 8 minutes
  • English, Spanish
Course Outline
  • Personal Fall Arrest Systems Overview
Regulations
  • 29 CFR 1910.21 Subpart D Walking-Working Surfaces - 1910.21 Scope and definitions
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart D - Walking-Working Surfaces - 1910.22 General Requirements
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart D - Walking-Working Surfaces - 1910.23 Ladders
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart D - Walking-Working Surfaces - 1910.27 Scaffolds and rope descent systems
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart D - Walking-Working Surfaces - 1910.28 Duty to have fall protection and falling object protection
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart D - Walking-Working Surfaces - 1910.29 Fall protection systems and falling object protection—criteria and practices
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart D - Walking-Working Surfaces - 1910.30 Training requirements
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart D - Walking-Working Surfaces - 1910.66 Powered platforms for building maintenance
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart D - Walking-Working Surfaces - 1910.67 Vehicle-mounted elevating and rotating work platforms
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart D - Walking-Working Surfaces - 1910.68 Manlifts
  • 29 CFR 1910 Subpart D - Walking-Working Surfaces - 1910.140 Personal fall protection systems
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