Fall Protection

Overview

The University’s Fall Prevention Program creates guidelines for personnel working at heights. These guidelines outline uniform requirements regarding fall prevention training, operation, and work practices to prevent falls from heights. Only trained employees may work in areas where fall hazards are present. This program includes working from scaffolding, ladders, and wearing personal fall arrest equipment. 

Written Program

University Fall Protection Program (47 kb, pdf)

Training Requirements

Employees are required to renew their training on scaffolding, ladders, and personal fall arrest systems every 3 years. Currently, Fall Protection Training is available in complyND; the course is titled "RMS - Fall Protection Training, 2015". Ladder safety training is also available in complyND; the course is titled "RMS - Ladder Safety Course - 2015". Scaffolding training can be arranged by contacting Risk Management and Safety. Scaffolding training is expected to transition into complyND in the future.