Working at Height Safety Training

Fall Protection Courses (3M Certified Classes)

Employees working at height (on ladders, scaffolding, roofs, elevated walkways, platforms, etc.) are at a greatly-increased risk of a falls resulting in injury, disability or even death.

It is crucial that your business or organization provide training for people whose job includes any type of work at height.

Protecting at-height workers is challenging, and varies depending on the particular job site and situation. There are many different solutions for fall protection available, and each has unique requirements. Understanding the options and ensuring their correct implementation requires leadership with a high level of knowledge and safety training.

IBEX Fall Protection offers 3M-Certified classes that equip your employees with the knowledge and best practices required to perform their work safely by mitigating risks, minimizing hazardous working conditions and utilizing the appropriate fall protection equipment.

Matt Graham IBEX Fall Protection
In-person Fall Protection (“Working at Height”) classes taught by 3M-Certified Safety Trainer Matt Graham

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Course List:
Fall Protection/Working at Height Safety

All courses are taught in an engaging and enjoyable learning environment.

Authorized Person: Essentials

Course Description:

Each year a significant number of workers are injured or killed from a fall on the job site. Regardless of work at height frequency or duration, all workers performing duties at height must understand the proper application and use of fall protection.

This half-day course provides an overview of fall protection principles and the essential equipment and components used in a basic personal fall restraint or arrest system. The course includes challenge questions, workbook exercises and interactive instructional techniques to enhance student learning and retention.

This training program is suited for those who work at height in a specific situation with an established, approved anchor point using basic connectors and body supports.

Course Overview:

  • Fall hazard identification
  • Fundamentals of working at height
  • Fall protection oversight
  • Basic system components
  • Pre-use inspections
  • Harness donning and inspection

Duration: 4 Hour Program

Course Code: 6408

Authorized Person: Comprehensive

Course Description:

Sadly, year after year many workers suffer the traumatic effects of a fall from height. Workers must understand these dangers, and the options available to help mitigate this hazard. Because the methods used for fall protection while working at heights vary greatly in different job settings, comprehensive training is required.

In addition to the general principles of working safely at height, this one-day course also covers common fall protection systems, providing knowledge on selection, set up and usage. A variety of instructional techniques, including challenge questions, workbook exercises and practical learning applications are used so each participant fully grasps and retains this vital knowledge. The curriculum covers proper pre-use inspection, harness donning, system selection and system set up.

The course is suited for those who perform work duties at height in various at-height job site situations and are responsible for selecting and utilizing the appropriate system components.

Course Overview:

  • Fall hazard identification
  • Fundamentals of working at height
  • Fall protection oversight
  • Passive systems
  • Administrative controls
  • Fall arrest system components
  • Harness donning and inspection
  • Equipment care
  • Rescue requirements
  • System selection and set up

Duration: 8 Hour Program

Course Code: 6418

Competent Person

Course Description:

Protecting workers at height presents dynamic challenges, but it is crucial for every building and job site.

Every job site and work situation is unique, and there are numerous fall protection solutions available—each with very specific requirements for its correct, safe usage. With varying scenarios and protection options, it is necessary to have an experienced individual with a higher-level of knowledge and safety training.

This two-day course educates students on the various components of a worksite fall protection program, and helps develop the skills required of a Competent Person. Participants will learn course content through a combination of direct classroom instruction and multiple workshops.

Course participants are those who may be involved with a managed fall protection program including the employer, supervisor, safety personnel, workers and rescuers.

Course Overview:

  • Fall hazard identification
  • Fundamentals of working at height
  • Fall protection oversight
  • Worksite programs
  • Passive systems
  • Administrative controls
  • Fall protection planning
  • Fall arrest system components
  • Positioning systems
  • Equipment care
  • Rescue overview
  • System analysis

Duration: 16 Hour Program

Course Code: 6424

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Note: These Fall Protection/Safety When Working from Heights courses are intended to address the generalities of fall protection best practices and to complement worksite specific programs. Always consult and follow all applicable laws and regulations and your worksite specific fall protection program.