Education: Fall Prevention in Residential Construction
The National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) (nahb.org) and the Job-Site Safety Institute (JSI) (jssafety.org) has developed a 4-hour seminar for builders, trade contractors, supervisors and workers. This training program was funded under a grant from the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). This training program focuses on identifying fall hazards in residential construction, as well as, providing student attendees an understanding of the OSHA fall protection regulations and safe work practices to prevent fall-related injuries and deaths.
Student Learning Outcomes Participants in the training course, will be able to:
- Recognize common fall hazards in residential construction.
- Identify when fall protection is required.
- Determine which protection system to use for a given fall hazard.
- Understand the key requirements and basic safety practices for each protection system.
- Understand the safety requirements and practices for ladders and scaffolding.
The training materials will be emailed in advance. Participants must attend the full four hours of training and take a test at the end of the class to receive your Certificate.