Online Fall Protection Training


Live webinar sessions to get participants actively involved in preventing falls and reducing fall risks in your workplace.

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Competent Person Fall Protection Webinar

When: October 21-22, 2020


  • 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time Day 1.
  • 8:00 AM to Noon Eastern Time Day 2.

Cost: $300/attendee

This training is compliant with OSHA Fall Protection Standard 29CFR1910.140 and 29CFR1926.500,  ANSI Z490.1 Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health and Environmental Training and the ANSI Z359 Fall Protection Code.

During this training, we will cover:

  • Current OSHA fall protection statistics
  • Fall Protection Regulations, Voluntary Consensus standards and FP Policy
  • Fall Protection hierarchy of controls – Elimination, Prevention, Arrest, Administrative
  • Fall Restraint Systems
  • Fall Arrest Systems – ABCs of fall protection – Anchorage, Body Support, Connecting Means, Compatibility
  • Fall Arrest Anchorages, Anchorage connectors, anchorage considerations
  • Full Body Harnesses – Applications, inspection and safety features
  • Lanyards – Applications, inspection and safety features:
  • Energy Absorbing
  • Self-Retracting
  • 100% Tie off/Y-Lanyards
  • Work Positioning
  • Ladder Climbing Systems
  • Fall Protection equipment and inspections
  • Portable/fixed ladders
  • Calculation of required Fall Arrest System Clearance Diagrams
  • Rescue Considerations

Qualified Person Fall Protection Training Webinar For Engineers

When: October 22-23, 2020


  • 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time Day 1.
  • 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time Day 2.

Cost: $700/attendee (includes Competent Person)

Ellis Fall Safety Solutions offers this accelerated training for degreed engineers only. This is a 1-1/2 day course covering Qualified Person fall protection requirements consistent with the ANSI Z359 Fall Protection Code and OSHA Fall protection Standards 29CFR1926.500. It will prepare individuals to be designated as a Qualified Person in fall protection by your Company.

This is an interactive, multi-media, hands-on course to get engineers actively involved in designing solutions for preventing falls and reducing fall risks in their workplace. Through use of lecture, discussions, demonstrations, case studies and design application activities, participants will learn to understand and apply principles, code, and standards to real-life fall protection situations.

At the completion of the Webinar, participants and/or teams will be able to:

  • Solve and resolve fall hazard design situations
  • Understand regulatory basis for fall protection
  • Design and implement a fall protection job plan
  • Use quantifiable techniques for appraising risk
  • Understand rescue considerations
  • Quantify maximum arresting forces
  • Understand the physics of a fall
  • Design anchor points for the attachment of personal fall arrest systems
  • Design Horizontal/Vertical Lifeline and Rigid Rail fall arrest systems and their anchorages
  • Supervise the installation and use of Horizontal/Vertical Lifeline and Rigid Rail fall arrest systems
  • Document/specify fall arrest systems on engineering drawings
  • Be considered by your company for Qualified Person status per OSHA 1926.32(m) and ANSI Z359 Fall Protection Code.

Prerequisite – Participants must take the preceding Competent Person Course, have an engineering degree AND on-the-job experience involving work at elevated locations prior to taking this class.

Test of knowledge will be administered at the end of each course.
Certification will be valid for 2 years following completion.

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Any Technical Questions:
Contact Jeff Strauss  302-762-3628

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Contact Anna Pancoast  302-571-8470 Ext. 121

Our trainings are consistent with OSHA Fall Protection Standards 29CFR1926.500, OSHA 1910 Subpart D – Walking-Working Surfaces, and the ANSI Z359 Fall Protection Code. They prepare individuals to be a designated Competent Person in fall protection by your company. The CP refresher training also complies with EM-385-1-1 Refresher requirements.

Participants learn to understand and apply fall protection principles and standards to real-life situations.

All certifications are valid for two years from date of training.

Authorized Person 4 Hour Fall Protection Training

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What Is Online Fall Protection Training?

Fall protection training is a critical online training course designed to cover OSHA Authorized User fall prevention requirements in both General Industry and Construction and it is an important part of a worker’s overall safety training. At Ellis Fall Safety Solutions, our detailed courses help workers identify potential fall hazards and offer ways to best protect workers. We also discuss various tasks that require fall protection as well as the correct types of personal protective equipment (PPE) that might be used.

Who Should Take Online Fall Protection Training?

If your job requires you to work at heights or requires you to be elevated for long periods of time, our online fall protection course is for you. We made it easy to get the necessary training if you’re on a tight schedule or have no time for on-site training with our interactive online course.

Authorized Person Four Hour Online Fall Protection Training

Our online fall protection training is an immersive, four-hour course that you take online, anytime and anywhere you have an internet connection. You may stop and start this course as often as you need to, and your information will always be saved. Our course is designed to test your knowledge of fall protection and equipment and at completion, you will receive a certificate to print out. Upon completion of the course, you will have a basic understanding of:

  • The importance of fall protection on the job.
  • Applicable fall protection regulations and latest version of the ANSI Z359 Fall Protection Code.
  • Fall Protection hierarchy of controls – Elimination, Prevention, Arrest, Administrative
  • ABC’s of fall protection – Anchorage, Body Support, Connecting Means, Compatibility
  • Anchorage points and basic anchorage point considerations
  • Inspection, storage, maintenance of fall protection equipment including full body harnesses
  • Lanyards and self-retracting lifelines/lanyards:
    • The importance of deceleration
    • Calculating fall clearance
    • Compatibility of connections
  • Introduction to specialized fall protection equipment:
    • Lifelines – Horizontal/Vertical
    • Rigid Rail Systems o Ladder Climbing Systems
    • Work Positioning Systems
  • The importance of rescue planning

Once the online training course has been successfully completed, you will be considered by your employer for personal fall protection status. Call us today at 1-800-372-7775 for any questions or to get started with your online fall protection training, click here.