SafetyFOCUS 2023


Working at height is a leading cause of injuries and OSHA citations. Learn how to address these challenges by understanding how to properly design, implement and use fall protection systems to advance your safety programs.

Effective Fall Protection Programs

Monday, February 13 – Tuesday, February 14 | Beginner | 1.4 CEUs

Expand your knowledge of fall protection in accordance with the ANSI/ASSP Z359 family of standards related to fall protection program management, equipment and system use. Learn through hands-on exercises how to best make the critical decisions required to protect workers at height.

Instructor(s): Thomas E. Kramer, P.E., CSP

Learning Objectives:
  • Conduct fall hazard assessments
  • Develop skills to make appropriate decisions to reduce injuries on walking/working surfaces, ladders, roofs, aerial lifts, and scaffolds
  • Identify elimination and control methods and develop use and rescue procedures
  • Implement horizontal and vertical lifelines, and designate appropriate fall protection anchorages

Managed Fall Protection

Wednesday, February 15 – Friday, February 17 | Intermediate | 2.1 CEUs

Developed in-depth knowledge about the responsibilities of a fall protection program administrator as defined in ANSI/ASSP Z359.2-2017, Minimum Requirements for a Comprehensive Managed Fall Protection Program.

Your registration includes a digital copy of ANSI/ASSP Z359.2-2017.

Instructor(s): Kevin Denis

Learning Objectives:
  • Establish guidelines and requirements for a managed fall protection program
  • Eliminate or establish controls for fall hazards
  • Develop a fall protection system use and rescue procedure
  • Demonstrate the tasks necessary to manage an incident investigation
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of a managed fall protection program

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SafetyFOCUS is an immersion in safety education with industry leaders who cover a wide range of topics that will help you excel at keeping workers in your industry safe.

Founded in 1911, the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) is the world’s oldest professional safety society. ASSP promotes the expertise, leadership and commitment of its members, while providing them with professional development, advocacy and standards development.

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