This course covers the OSHA Fall Protection Standard for construction and an overview of fall protection methods. Course topics include principles of fall protection, components and limitations of fall arrest systems, and OSHA Standards and policies regarding fall protection. Students will participate in workshops demonstrating the inspection and use of fall protection equipment, residential construction fall protection, training requirements, and developing a fall protection program. Upon course completion students will have the ability to assess compliance with the OSHA Fall Protection Standard, evaluate installed passive systems and fall arrest systems, and develop and implement fall protection plans. Minimum student contact hours: 18
Mr. Larry Irwin is the principal of a safety consulting firm located outside of Nashville, TN specializing in assisting businesses with OSHA compliance issues and workers compensation regulations. Irwin founded his safety consulting firm in 1993. He is a veteran of the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam Era. While serving as a Corpsman and Medic, Irwin found his passion of helping others in the safety and health field. Irwin has conducted countless job site surveys and training sessions to make his clients and their jobs much safer.