Walking and Working Surfaces

CATEGORY:
General Industry

COURSE DESCRIPTION:

This course alerts participants to the hazards of walking and working surfaces and provides information about workplace action needed to eliminate or control these hazards.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

  • Develop a working knowledge of key elements surrounding OSHA's Walking and working surfaces regualtion

  • Understand key terminology concepts

  • Examine the consequences of poor housekeeping and hazards of wall and floor openings

  • Discuss the specifications for safe design and construction of fixed general industry stairs

  • Learn the minimum requirements for dock-boards and proper care and use of portable ladders

  • Discuss general scaffolding requirements

TOPICS COVERED:

  • Introduction

  • General Requirements

  • Guarding Floor and Wall Openings and Holes

  • Stairs

  • Ladders

  • Scaffolds

  • Summary

REGULATORY REQUIREMENT:
Please see the state/regulatory requirement from the course catalog page.

SEAT TIME:
This course has been approved for 1 hour.

COURSE PRE-REQUISITE:
N/A

TESTING:
Quizzes - All quizzes must be passed with a 100% to proceed forward to the next lesson.
Final Exam- Final Exam must be passed with a 70% to pass the course. The final exam can be taken three times if necessary.