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WFTR 169 - Industrial Worker Fall Protection
Course Details
Course Code:
WFTR 169

Precluded Courses:
None

Calendar Description:
This course was designed to educate students on how to recognize and work safely at heights. Working with heights presents workers with many health and safety variables and safe work procedures need to follow strict guidelines and regulations. This course consists of both classroom and practical hands-on segments. The practical exercises will allow students a chance to work with fall protection equipment in a controlled and organized manner. Students will have the opportunity to correctly use and understand the restrictions on the different types of fall protection equipment. Under the direct supervision of our certified instructor, students will gain an understanding and respect for working with heights.

Date First Offered:
2005-11-01

Hours:
Total Hours: 8
Lecture Hours: 6
Field Experience Hours: 2


Total Weeks:
1

This course is offered online:
No

Pre-Requisites:
None

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:
None

Co-Requisites:
None

Rearticulation Submission:
No

Course Content:
Topics include:
-Course Objectives
-General Requirements
-Importance of Fall Protection
-Historical Data Classifications
-Fall Protection Systems
-Anchors
-Connecting Devices
-Fall Protection Full Body Harness
-Specialized Equipment/Systems
-Equipment Inspection and Maintenance
-Ropes, Cables, and Knots


Learning Outcomes:
The goal of this course is to provide sound advice and flexible solutions to workers, supervisors, and management in helping to plan for working safely at heights.

Grading System:
Pass/Fail

Passing Grade:
70% on written

Grading Weight:
Final Exam: 100 %


Percentage of Individual Work:
100

Course Offered in Other Programs:
No

Additional Comments:
Pass/fail discretion of the instructor on the practical exercises.

Supplies:
All students are required to supply their own personal protective equipment (PPE) which includes:
-Coveralls
-Hard Hat
-Steel Toe Boots
-Gloves
-Safety Glasses


Text Books:

Required - HSE Integrated, Industrial Worker Fall Protection
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