Earn a Certificate in Managed Fall Protection


Become an expert in how to protect your organization from the perils associated with employees falling at work by completing the American Society of Safety Professionals' Managed Fall Protection Certificate Program.

Certificate in Managed Fall Protection

All ASSP certificate programs are designed so professionals can take a series of courses related to certain occupational safety and health (OSH) topics or concepts, then master those areas and gain expertise. As falls continue to be leading cause of on-the-job injuries and fatalities, expertise in managed fall protection can be critically important. This program covers the ANSI/ASSP Z359 Fall Protection Code in depth, as well as other relevant fall protection issues. Note: This is not intended to be competent or qualified person fall protection training.

Fall-Protection_GettyImages-171267937What You Will Learn

Complete the ASSP Managed Fall Protection Certificate Program and learn to:

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

Course Requirements

To obtain this certificate, complete all required coursework within two years, including:

Mandatory Course (2.1 CEUs)

Elective Courses (1.4 CEUs)

Fourteen hours of electives are needed to complete the CEU requirement for the certificate. Electives are taken in addition to the certificate’s mandatory courses. You can choose any ASSP elective courses that best serve your professional interests. We offer a variety of in-person and online events where they can be completed:

How to Earn ASSP's Managed Fall Protection Program Certificate

Complete within two years:

  1. Mandatory Course
  2. Elective Courses
  3. Submit request for certificate to Please provide:

    • The name of the certificate program you've completed
    • Your ASSP ID #
    • Your name as you'd like them to appear on your certificate
    • Your mailing address, daytime telephone number and email address
    • Any supporting documentation

NOTE: Only ASSP LearnEx courses, ASSP face-to-face courses, and ASSP webinars and virtual symposia can be counted toward ASSP certificate program electives. The ASSP Professional Development Conference, and programs delivered by ASSP regions or chapters or other organizations are not eligible to satisfy elective requirements.

Why Earn a Professional Certificate From ASSP?

ASSP has a long-standing reputation for delivering top-quality OSH education and training that members can immediately put into practice — giving you an advantage in your workplace, in your industry and in the safety profession.

  • Further your education to signify a commitment to your profession, potentially opening the door for more opportunities and higher earnings with your current or potential employers
  • Acquire an area of technical OSH expertise, and become an indispensable asset and valuable resource to your team or future team
  • Quickly expand your professional network by learning alongside other safety professionals while obtaining your certificates

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