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4 Hour Fall Protection for Construction

4-Hour Fall Protection
Oct, 2020

4 Hour Fall Protection for Construction online course

OSHA Fall Protection Construction Standard 29 CFR 1926 Subpart M

The 4 Hour Fall Protection in Construction online safety course is a detailed review of fall protection requirements for workers, supervisors and competent persons where the trainee will learn about OSHA’s regulation related to fall protection, as detailed in OSHA Construction Standard 29 CFR 1926:

  • Subparts L (Scaffolds)
  • Subpart M (Fall Protection)
  • Subpart P (Excavations)
  • Subpart R (Steel Erection)
  • Subpart Q (Concrete Operations)
  • Subpart X (Stairs and Ladders)


This course focuses on the basics for recognizing, evaluating and controlling fall protection hazards.

The online course consists of videos, downloadable learning guide, frequent knowledge checks, and the final course assessment. You will have 3 attempts at the final course assessment, and the downloadable guide is a great resource to refer to while doing the test.

After successful completion of the course and the final quiz, you will be able to download your Certificate of Completion instantly from your profile page.

Who Should Take Fall Protection for Construction Course?

This course is aimed towards most professionals and workers in the construction industry, including workers exposed to and working at elevations greater than 6 feet, competent persons, contractors, supervisors, safety managers, and foremen.

Topics Covered

The course covers the following topics:

  • Fall-Related Statistics
  • The Nature of Gravity
  • Responsibility of Employers
  • Hierarchy of Controls
  • Applicable Standards
  • Personal Fall Arrest System (PFAS)
  • Control Access Zone (CAZ)
  • Types of Falls and Their Control
  • Positioning System
  • Hazards and Controls
  • Guardrails, Unenclosed Perimeters & Limited Access Zones
  • Steel Erection
  • Stairs and Ladders
  • Scaffolds
  • Excavations

Training Requirements

  • 100% attendance of the online class is mandatory
  • Complying with the PDH STAR Terms & Conditions for online courses
  • Achieve a minimum of 70% in the written assessment at the end of the course
  • Completion of Evaluation Form at the end of the course

Course Content

Total learning: 106 lessons / 17 quizzes Time: 1000000 weeks

Module 16: Course Summary  0/1

Fall Protection for Construction - Final Assessment  0/1




We are a premier continuing education provider for the construction industry. Not only do we provide site safety training for site based staff, we are also an approved continuing education provider for Professional Engineers in all states that require continuing education. Our courses are developed by Professional Engineers and Site Safety Managers with decades of experience in the field, and are designed to be engaging, practical and relevant to today’s challenges of working on a construction site.



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