Fall Protection Compliance for Employers: Identifying, Evaluating, and Controlling Fall Hazards

In 2017, OSHA updated Subpart D of the Walking Working Surface Standard, and articulated more specifically the duty of building owners and employers to provide fall protection. What does the “duty to provide fall protection” mean for employers? What does it mean for safety managers? What level of hazard requires a control in the workplace? 
In this course, participants will learn to identify, evaluate, and control common fall hazards in the workplace. We will discuss rooftop, interior, and exterior fall protection applications, as well as passive and active fall protection systems used after hazard elimination is deemed impossible or infeasible. The course will focus on compliance with the federal OSHA worker safety standard, but we will discuss Cal/OSHA and ANSI Z359 as well.

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: July 18, 2023
: 2:00PM ET - 1:00PM CT - 11:00AM PT


Kevin Kelpe

Kevin Kelpe is Director of Marketing and Communications for Diversified Fall Protection. He is an AIA continuing ed provider, a contributing member of IIBEC and CSI, and is a 3M-Certified EM385 Competent Person Instructor. Kevin has an AS in Digital Media and a BS in Managerial Economic from the University of Idaho, where he later completed and MBA. He is an avid backcountry skier and mountain biker based in the Wasatch Mountains of Northern Utah.

Diversified Fall Protection specializes in the design, fabrication, and installation of complete fall protection solutions keeping workers safe at all heights. Its turnkey approach creates single-source responsibility for clients’ projects, from engineering and fabrication to installation, training, and system re-certification, as well as supporting clients’ safety and compliance with educational/training resources, and follow up safety inspections.

Duration: 1 Hour

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