Personal Fall Arrest Systems

  • E-Learning

Personal fall arrest systems are used when there is a risk of falling from an elevated area, and where guardrails and other types of protection are lacking. When it comes to equipment you are counting on to save your life, one must ensure the equipment is used correctly. This course details the safety concerns and proper work practices for using personal fall arrest systems.

There are three essential parts to a fall arrest system, a full body harness, a connecting device, and an anchor point. This training goes over why each of these parts are important and their function. Calculating the total fall distance during a fall is also critical.  In this multimedia training, one learns how to calculate the fall distance through a specific formula. Utilize this course to ensure employees know the importance of using fall arrest equipment and the safety procedures that go along with it. 

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Topics Covered

  • Working Above Ground
  • The Full Body Harness 
  • Connecting Devices
  • The Anchor Point
  • Calculating the Total Fall Distance 
  • Self Retracting Lifelines
  • Using Fall Arrest Equipment 100% of the Time 
  • Rescuing Fall Victims and Surviving a Fall Event 


0.25 hours




As Needed

Who Should Attend:

Those Who Work At Heights