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The majority of general industry accidents are caused by slips, trips and falls. In addition, 15 percent of those accidents result in fatalities. This 1-Hour Walking and Working Surfaces Certificate course teaches you the importance of identifying and protecting against hazards related to walking and working surfaces. This course and the OSHA standards contained within, apply to all permanent places of employment, except where only Domestic, Mining, and Agricultural work is performed.

Complete Your Walking and Working Surfaces Training Online!

Taking our online course offers these benefits:

  • 24/7 course access
  • Log on and off as many times as you want
  • Work anytime, anywhere - All you need is a computer and access to the Internet
  • Course trainer email access for any questions you have
  • Allows up to 180 days to complete the course

This course is offered by the University of South Florida and is not a course or program of the Occupational Safety & Health Administration. Upon successful completion of the course, you will receive a digital certificate of completion.

About 1-Hour Walking and Working Surfaces Compliance Training

Important topics covered in this course include:

  • General industry housekeeping standards
  • Protection for floor and wall openings
  • General stairway requirements
  • Requirements for construction and use of a scaffold
  • Other working surfaces

When you complete this course, you will:

  • Be able to protect against common hazards related to walking and working surfaces, housekeeping, and guarding floor and wall openings
  • Be familiar with the design regulations for stairway railings and fixed industrial stairs
  • Understand the general standards for portable metal and wood ladders, including fixed ladders and important usage guidelines
  • Know the common hazards associated with scaffolds and other working surfaces
  • Other working surfaces