Fall Protection Competent Person EM385

Course Description

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The Competent Person training enables the attendee to be responsible for the immediate supervision, implementation, and monitoring of a fall protection program.

This course includes in-class lectures and hands-on scenarios applying theory discussed to practical workplace situations.  This Competent Person training is a pass/fail program incorporating written and practical examinations and is based on the requirements of the OSHA regulations, ANSI Z359.2 standard as well as local requirements that will be discussed and reinforced.  Attendees will learn practical solutions to difficult fall protection challenges using appropriate tools and equipment. Upon completion of this course attendees will receive a certificate recognizing they have completed this course and all associated  exercises and examinations.

  • Topics Discussed

    • Fall hazard surveys and fall protection procedures
    • Responsibilities of Competent Persons
    • Detailed inspection of equipment components and systems
    • Fall protection system assessments and determining when a system is unsafe
    • Fall protection rescue procedures
    • Fall protection system assessments and determining when a system is unsafe
    • Fall protection rescue procedures
    • Selection and use of non-certified anchorages
    • EM385 Module for standard specific review and practical hands-on​​​​​
  • Duration: 
    Duration is three days in all locations

    Recommended Attendance:
    Managers, immediate supervisors of individuals working at height, safety professionals or other key personnel that are responsible for the supervision, implementation, and monitoring of a managed fall protection program.​

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