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FALL PROTECTION & PREVENTION;

COMPETENT PERSON - LEVEL ONE

8 hour training program

Introduction:

This 8-hour program is an extension of our 4-hour Authorized Person course, providing an extensive review of current regulatory requirements as well as an introduction to fall prevention applications.

Participants will be introduced to various pieces of fall protection equipment commonly used in the field, as well as fall prevention and protection strategies. A thorough review of applicable legislation is also conducted.

 

Training Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify fall hazards and outline fall prevention and fall protection option, including; Travel Restraint, Fall Restriction and Fall Arrest.

  • Identify key components (referred to as the ABC’s) of fall protection equipment and describe legislative requirements for fall prevention and protection.

  • Understand how to calculate fall clearance distance and outline methods to minimize fall arrest forces.

  • Demonstrate proper inspection, donning and use of a full body harness as well as associated equipment (i.e. fixed lanyards, self-retracting lanyards, cross-arm straps, etc.).

  • Explain the proper and safe use of portable ladders and elevated work platforms.

  • Outline rescue options and requirements.

 

Target Audience:
  • Workers and Associates who use fall protection equipment,

  • Managers and Supervisors of Associates using fall protection equipment.

 

Course Length and Options:

This is a full-day (8-hour) program. The program is offered on-site and can be designed to utilize the client’s fall protection equipment as well as site-specific procedures. This program may also be presented in a Train-The-Trainer format.

Successful completion of this program will require participants to pass a written test. A Record of Training (ROT) will be issued to participants that successfully complete the program.

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