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Fall Arrest Systems

Fall Arrest Systems

OSHAcampus 's Electrical Standards

Our Fall Arrest Systems course sets forth those requirements and criteria for fall protection in construction workplaces covered under 29 CFR part 1926. It is important to note that the provisions of this subpart do not apply to employees making an inspection, investigation, or assessment of workplace conditions prior to the actual start of construction work or after all construction work has been completed.

This course is for:

  • Superintendents
  • Foremen
  • Safety Coordinators and Directors
  • Competent Persons

Learning Outcomes:

Upon completion of this course, you should:

  • Know the height requirements for use of a safety harness and fall restraint system in general construction and steel erection
  • Understand restrictions for working near unprotected leading edges
  • Be able to explain and demonstrate the proper uses of a body harness
  • Know when and how safety nets should be used
  • Know when and how guardrail systems should be used
  • Understand special requirements for working on scaffolding
  • Identify the elements of a fall arrest system and explain their use and role
  • Understand the importance of load testing in relation to safety nets, body harnesses, guardrails, toeboards, and the various parts of a fall restraint system

Course Prerequisite:



All module quizzes require a score of 70 to proceed in the course. The final exam also requires a minimum score of 70 to receive a certificate of completion.

Course Completion:

Once you have completed the course, you will receive a Rocky Mountain Education Center (RMEC) certificate stating that you have completed the training. offers this course in partnership with the RMEC (OSHAcampus Training Institute Education Center, Region VIII).

Rocky Mountain Education Center