OSHA 3115: Fall Protection

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.

Course ID: OTI 3115P
Course Format: Classroom

Important Course Information

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Available Classroom Sections

Start Date End Date Registration Deadline Format Location Cost CRN
Section Details Mar 14, 2017 Mar 17, 2017 Mar 15, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, GA $790 17285
Section Details Jul 11, 2017 Jul 14, 2017 Jul 12, 2017 Classroom Savannah, GA $790 17286
Section Details Sep 26, 2017 Sep 29, 2017 Sep 27, 2017 Classroom Atlanta, GA $790 17287
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CRN Start date End date Format Location Cost
14252 Sep 23, 2014 Sep 26, 2014 Classroom Atlanta, GA $715
15072 Mar 17, 2015 Mar 20, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $790
15073 Sep 29, 2015 Oct 2, 2015 Classroom Atlanta, GA $790
16206 Mar 15, 2016 Mar 18, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, GA $790
16207 Sep 27, 2016 Sep 30, 2016 Classroom Atlanta, GA $790


Who Should Attend

Those who must know OSHA requirements for fall protection and fall protection equipment

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.


  • 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



  • Photo identification (presented at check-in)

For Course-Related Questions

Please contact the course administrator: Myrtle Turner Harris, Ph.D., MPH, CET