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NOTE: This class is held in a Virtual Classroom using Zoom video teleconferencing. It will be a live, interactive, virtual class delivered over a teleconferncing platform. The instructor will teach live and you will be required to actively participate. A webcam, audio capabilities, and unique email address is required. Registration closes 48 hours before the class date. Once registration closes, you will receive email instructions for your classroom session. (Classroom options are also available, under a separate title.)
New for 2022 – the Chicagoland Construction Safety Council offers a free half-day course designed to reach people at highest risk for injury and death from construction falls. The Construction Safety Council is committed to preventing injury and death due to neglect or improper use of equipment and fall protection systems, improperly secured work areas, lack of proper supervision, and other hazards.
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
- Identify common fall hazards
- State at least three methods to avoid falls
- Properly use and maintain fall protection equipment
- Understand their rights and responsibilities to maintain a work environment with adequate fall protection
This material was produced under grant number SH-37123-SH1 from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor. It does not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the US. Department of Labor, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by the U.S. Government.
Target Audience: Those at highest risk for fall hazards: new to construction, small business employees, and any person who may have inadequate fall protection training.
Language: This course is taught in English. It is also offered in Spanish. For Spanish language date availability, please see - Fall Protection Safety for the Competent Person Spanish
Minimum Class Size: 3
Maximum Class Size: 40
Course Length: 4 hours (not including break)
Format: Lecture, Discussion, Audio/Visual