OSHA Walking-Working Surfaces and fall protection
29CFR 1910. Subpart D - Walking-Working Surfaces
This course is a basic introduction to safe practices related to walking-working surfaces, ladders, stairs, fall protection and protection from falling objects, as detailed in OSHA 1910 Subpart D, Walking-Working Surfaces.
Walking-Working Surfaces and Fall Protection - Curriculum
Walking Working Surfaces
In this lesson you will learn about why we have safety standards for walking working surfaces.
In this lesson, you will learn about the main safety features of using ladders.
In this lesson, you will learn about the key principles of mobile ladder stands and platforms.
In this lesson, you will learn about steps, stairs and staircases and the relevant standards and regulations for each.
In this lesson, you will about dockboards, including the minimum height requirements.
In this lesson, you will learn the principles of scaffold and rope descent systems.
In this lesson, you will learn about the training requirements for walking working surfaces.
Surface Hazards Causing Falls
In this lesson you will get an over view of surface hazards that can cause falls.
In this lesson you will learn about holes, runways, opening including manholes, fixed pits including vehicle maintenance pits, and ladders.
In this lesson you will learn about scaffolds and rope descent systems.
In this lesson you will learn about the use of designated areas and covers.
In this lesson you will learn about various types of fall protection systems you may encounter in the workplace.
In this lesson you will learn about the dangers that can be encountered when using stairways.
In this lesson you will learn about cages, wells and various types of work platforms.
In this lesson you will learn about the correct safety measures to employ using fixed ladder safety systems.
In this lesson you will learn about the dangers of falling objects and how to protect against them.
OSHA Certificate of Compliance
After successfully completing the training, you can buy the official OSHA Walking-Working Surfaces & Fall Protection Certificate for just $18.95.
Instant access and email delivery means you’re OSHA 29 CFR 1910.Subpart I compliant immediately. Your certificate will be permanently stored in your account where it can be verified or re-printed at any time.
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A walking-working surface is any horizontal or vertical surface on or through which an employee walks, works, or gains access to a work area. The rules apply to walking-working surfaces in all general industry workplaces.
This training is an interactive summary of each of the section listed below. It is not inclusive. Please review OSHA Standard 1910 Subpart D, Walking-Working Surfaces in full for a detailed breakdown of each individual requirement.
- 1910.22 – General requirements
- 1910.23 – Ladders
- 1910.24 – Step bolt and manhole steps
- 1910.25 – Stairways
- 1910.26 – Dockboards
- 1910.27 – Scaffolds and rope descent systems
- 1910.28 – Duty to have fall protection and falling object protection
- 1910.29 – Fall protection systems and falling object protection – criteria and practices.
- 1910.30 – Training requirements
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations require all employees receive training and information about their right to understand the hazards of chemicals and products they work with or near. This course is designed to provide training and information about Federal OSHA’s Hazard Communication standard to affected employees, their managers, and interested individuals. Topics covered include the origins and evolution of the Federal OSHA Hazard Communication standard, requirements for GHS-compliant container labels and safety data sheets (SDS’s), and written Hazard Communication program materials requirements. Students may download and print their personalized certification of course completion after successfully finishing all course materials and quizzes
Online training courses cannot cover the site-specific information and training required by OSHA. Therefore, employers must supplement this course with training/information on site-specific procedures, chemicals hazards, PPE, and other protective measures as necessary to comply with OSHA regulations. See the Course Materials tab in this course for details about site-specific post course information and training