Professional Education Course

Fall Protection

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Course Title: Fall Protection
Program ID: OTI 3115P Subject: Safety & Health Training


Registration DeadlineSection DatesFormat & LocationCEUsFeeStatus
Sep 23, 2014 (Tue)Sep 23, 2014 (Tue) - Sep 26, 2014 (Fri)Atlanta (Georgia Tech Global Learning Center) (this is an onsite course)2.0$715OPEN

Meeting Times
On the first day, check in at least 30 minutes before the class start time.

  • Tuesday, September 23, 2014 (8:30 AM-4:30 PM)
  • Wednesday, September 24, 2014 (8:30 AM-4:30 PM)
  • Thursday, September 25, 2014 (8:30 AM-4:30 PM)
  • Friday, September 26, 2014 (8:30 AM-11:00 AM)

Alternate Rates

  • $60 -- 4-day parking pass for the Global Learning Center parking deck (pick up at check-in).
  • Group discount available for companies that register 3 or more people at the same time.  Click here for the group registration form.



Important Course Information

Personal Protective Equipment Requirements
Safety shoes, safety glasses, and appropriate clothing are required.

Identification Required

Participants must present photo identification upon course check-in and onsite registration. The Georgia Tech OSHA Training Institute Education Center will verify the identity of each individual attending an OTI course.

Course Description

Get an overview of state-of-the-art technology and OSHA requirements for fall protection, including the principles of fall protection, components of fall arrest systems, limitations of fall arrest equipment, and related OSHA policies. Participate in a field exercise demonstrating fall protection equipment. Course includes a one-day field exercise. (formerly OTI 3110)

How You Will Benefit

  • Identify various types of fall protection and their components
  • Recognize fall hazards and identify abatement methods for fall hazards
  • Define the proper use of fall protection equipment and personal fall arrest systems
  • Select proper standards for citation purposes

What Is Covered

  • 29 CFR 1926 Subpart M
  • Sample fall protection plans
  • Consensus standards and summaries
  • Fall hazard analysis
  • Fall accidents and fatalities
  • Litigation decisions
  • Pre and post test


Completion of OTI 510 or equivalent construction training experience

Course Administrator

Myrtle Turner

Course Notes

Parking Pass

When you register, you may choose to purchase a parking pass for an additional fee (Atlanta offerings only). The pass is valid for parking in the Georgia Tech Global Learning Center parking deck.

Certificate Information

This course is: