COURSE OVERVIEW:

Fall Protection

Fall protection covers how to identify where and when fall protection is required, creating fall protection and what type of equipment and instruction is needed to meet objectives. We currently offer two levels of this training.



CURRENT COURSES

See full course details below for more information.

 

  • Fall Protection – Authorized User
  • Fall Protection – Competent Person

Upcoming Courses

Sorry, no upcoming courses scheduled at this time.

FULL COURSE DETAILS

Fall Protection -Authorized User

This 8-hour course is intended for employees who may be exposed to fall hazards meeting the requirements of OSHA 1926.503.

 

Course includes:

  • Understanding and identifying fall hazards
  • Use and operation of fall protection systems
  • Inspection, erection, dismantling, and maintaining systems
  • Employee’s role in fall protection

 

Prerequisites:

None

 

Fall Protection-Competent Person

This 16-hour course is intended for employees who may be exposed to fall hazards meeting the requirements of OSHA 1910.126 & ANSI Z359 (2017).

 

Course includes:

  • Understanding how and when to use fall protection
  • How to calculate fall distances and choose appropriate safety equipment
  • Understanding and application of OSHA’s fall protection standards and ANSI’s recommendations
  • Utilizing fall protection equipment
  • Understanding fall arrest vs. fall restraint
  • Basics of suspension trauma
  • Self-rescue
  • Rescue and retrieval of a fallen worker
  • Customized workplace specific hazards, equipment, and policies

 

Prerequisites:

None

 

Target Audiences

  • Roofing and Scaffolding work
  • Building Construction
  • Structural Engineering & Inspecting
  • Theater & Production Rigging
  • Communication Tower Climbers & Erectors
  • Window Washers
  • NDT Technicians
  • General Facility Maintenance
  • Arborists