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FALL PROTECTION & PREVENTION;
COMPETENT PERSON - LEVEL TWO
16 hour training program
Falling from heights is a leading cause of death in the workplace. The need for an effective Working at Heights (WAH) program is critical within any organization.
This is an intensive, detail-oriented program designed to equip participants with the knowledge necessary to identify and effectively address fall protection issues.
The 1st day of the course utilizes our Competent Person Level I fall protection program material. The 2nd day involves a more detailed review of the applicable fall protection legislation as well as workshop exercises involving hazard recognition and equipment inspection. A number of rescue related topics will also be discussed.
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.
Recognize fall hazards and determine corrective solutions and options.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.
Workers and Associates who use fall protection equipment on a regular basis.
Managers and Supervisors of Associates using fall protection equipment.
Technical personnel that require extensive knowledge of working at heights problems and solutions, including Safety Managers and Coordinators, Engineers, etc.
Course Length and Options:
This is a 2-day (16-hour) program. The program is offered on-site and can be designed to utilize the client’s fall protection equipment, as well as their site-specific procedures.
Participants that successfully complete the program will be issued a Record of Training (ROT).