Walking and Working Surfaces

    Walking and Working Surfaces

    Course Overview

    Walking and Working Surfaces is an intermediate online safety course on the general requirements of keeping passageways, fixed stairs and scaffolding clear of clutter. Other working surfaces safety issues are discussed, including stairway railings and guards, mobile work platforms, wall openings and holes. Working surfaces training is important for identifying hazards on a job site.

    Intended Audience

    This online safety course is designed for workers, supervisors and foremen in the Construction Industry. It is also useful for those working the the following General Industry sectors:

    • Construction
    • Manufacturing
    • Warehousing and Distribution
    • Property Management

    Learning Objectives

    This Walking and Working Surfaces online safety course focuses on the importance of general housekeeping on the job site. It is important to keep the walkways clear of tools and work materials. This course explains what to look for and why it is important. In addition, this course addresses safety in stairwells, fixed stairs, mobile platforms and other working surfaces.

    Course Topics

    • Definitions of Walking and Working Surfaces
    • General Safety Requirements
    • Floor and Wall Openings and Holes
    • Stairway Railings and Guards
    • Fixed Industrial Stairs
    • Scaffolding
    • Mobile Work Platforms
    • Other Working Surfaces


    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • OSHA
    • Cal/OSHA
    • Floor Loading Protection
    • Floor Opening and Floor Holes
    • Toeboard
    • NIOSH (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health)
    • Fixed Industrial Stairs
    • Mobile Work Platforms
    • Portable Dock Boards and Bridge Plates

    Features and Benefits

    This ClickSafety Walking and Working Surfaces online safety course teaches some of the hazards and general requirements for guarding of floor and wall openings and holes. When you have completed this course, you will:

    • Understand the general requirements for housekeeping, aisles, passageways, covers, guardrails and floor loading protection
    • Be familiar with the definitions, protection of floor openings, protection of open-sided floors, platforms and runways
    • Understand and follow the safety requirements for scaffolding, manually propelled mobile ladder stands and scaffolds (towers) and other working surfaces
    2185 N. California Blvd, Suite 425, Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    Call: 800.971.1080