OSHA Fall Protection Training For The Residential Construction Industry; 6 CEU'S for Mass CSL's.
Number One OSHA Violation In Construction; Failure to provide fall protection over 6'
OSHA IS FINING HUNDREDS OF CONTRACTORS ACROSS THE COUNTRY. DON'T BE THE NEXT STATISTIC!
Residential contractors are required by OSHA to create a written fall protection plan and train their workers. The new OSHA directive affects any contractor who works at heights of 6 feet or above on residential structures.
Fall Related Deaths and Fines in the News
Popular roofer killed on Cape Cod falls 40 feet to his death! (Jim McNally was an umpire and Commissioner of the Cape Cod Baseball League in addtion he owner a roofing and siding company in Sandwich, Ma.)
35 year old fall 12 feet of scaffolding and dies on 2/1/2013 in Middleton Conn.
19 year old New Hampshire boy killed by steel bracket
Connecticut worker killed in Shelton from fall
Connecticut Remodeler fined by OSHA $127,560 for failure to provide fall protection on Stratford, Conn Project
What you must do to comply with the OSHA Fall Protection Directive;
Create a written fall protection program or plan for your company describing your practices and the equipment you will provide for your workers to protect them from fall hazards.
When working 6 feet above the ground or other surface you must use one or a combination of the following; guard rails, fall arrest systems and safety nets.
You must effectively train your workers and prove through documentation that they were trained.
If you can prove using one of the three standards is infeasible you must write a site specific fall protection plan showing alternative methods and keep it on site.
THIS COURSE APPROVED FOR 6 MASS CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS TOWARDS THE NEW CSL REQUIREMENT. The approved Mass course number CS7502 CSL-CD-0075
Our training will help you comply with the Fall Protection Standard, protect your workers and be ready when OSHA visits your job site.
YOU WILL LEARN
The Standard, Ladders and Stairways, Aerial Lifts, Scissor Lifts, Pump Jack Staging, Scaffolding, Job Hazard Assessments, How to write your main plan (template plan provided), How to write a site specific plan, Floor and wall openings, Elevated levels, Harnesses, Fall Arrest Systems, Safety Nets and more. You will be provided with numerous Forms, Templates and Tools to implement this standard into your business. You will receive a Certificate of Completion at the conclusion of the training. Will show you the type of equipment you will need to meet the standard and where you can find it.
This training is for remodelers, home builders, roofers, painters, siding installers, gutter installers, electricians and any contractor who works at heights of 6 feet above lower levels.
Who should attend; Business Owners, Estimators, Foremen, Crew Leaders, Superintendents, Project Managers, Competent Person
DIRECTIVE#: STD 03-11-002
EFFECTIVE DATE: December 16, 2010
Information from OSHA website on fall protection