Since 1986, Gravitec Systems, Inc., has been PROTECTING WORKERS AT HEIGHT by improving their skills, knowledge, and equipment through fall protection rope access and rescue training. People have been working at height for centuries but only recently have regulatory agencies, employers, families, and workers begun to take appropriate steps to reduce the social and financial toll of fall-related injuries and deaths.
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This module focuses on the compatibility of fall protection connectors. What is and isn’t a compatible connection according to occupational health and safety regulators, ANSI and equipment manufacturers. It includes content regarding connectors, their use, applicable regulations, standards and hazards associated with them (roll-out). This module is developed for anyone who uses fall protection equipment or supervises others who use fall protection equipment. The module should take approximately 60 minutes to complete and awards 0.1 CEU.
INTRODUCTION TO FALL PROTECTION
This module will introduce students to fall protection. This module discusses the principles of primary and secondary systems and the hierarchy of fall protection controls. Within the hierarchy of fall protection controls, an introduction to each type of fall protection system is discussed. These include hazard elimination options, passive fall protection methods, travel restraint systems and fall arrest systems.