F=G(m1m2/r2): An Introduction to Modern Fall Protection

This webinar will introduce participants to the basics of modern fall protection and the application of techniques to fit their work environment. The fall protection overview will differentiate between authorized (user), competent (designer and enforcer) and qualified (engineer). Attention will be given to the anchorage points, clearance distance and swing fall hazards as well as non-traditional fall protection systems. This webinar is a 1 hour lecture and 30 minutes of Q&A.


Upon completion, participants will be able to: 

  1. Define “Authorized”, “Competent” and “Qualified” person
  2. Identify the elements of an appropriate fall protection system
  3. Distinguish between Fall Arrest and Fall Restraint
  4. Calculate clearance distances
  5. Describe specialty fall protection equipment
Updated on March 17, 2016