The Guarding Floor and Wall Openings Awareness for General Industry course from OSHA Education School is an introductory-level training that discusses how openings and holes in the floors of the jobsite present potential fall hazards in the workplace. Participants will be introduced to the requirements and systems used for protecting against these potential hazards.
OSHA Education School’s Guarding Floor and Wall Openings Awareness for General Industry training is designed to teach participants the importance and essentials of hazard recognition as they pertain to openings and holes. Specific course topics include the following:
Introduction to fall prevention
Potential hazards caused by floor and wall openings and holes
Systems and principles, such as handrails, covers, and barriers
Specific industry terms covered throughout the course include the following: