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NOTE: This class is held in a Virtual Classroom using Zoom video teleconferencing. It will be a live, interactive, virtual class delivered over a teleconferncing platform. The instructor will teach live and you will be required to actively participate. A webcam, audio capabilities, and unique email address is required. Registration closes 48 hours before the class date. Once registration closes, you will receive email instructions for your classroom session. (Classroom options are also available, under a separate title.)
Fall injuries are routinely ranked in the top 3 injuries reported across the nation. The Fall Protection Safety for the Competent Person course is designed to educate workers about the hazards associated with falls, the OSHA Competent Person requirements for fall protection, fall hazard identification, how to select proper protective systems, and the importance of pre-planning to avoid falls and fall-related injuries.
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
- Identify common fall hazards
- List the OSHA Competent Person fall protection requirements
- State three methods to avoid falls
- Identify proper protective equipment markings
Target Audience: Any worker acting as the Competent Person on the jobsite, those performing safety and health evaluations or training, site supervisors, owners, and those interested in learning about Fall Protection Safety.
Language: This course is taught in English. It is also offered in Spanish. For Spanish language date availability, please see - Fall Protection Safety for the Competent Person Spanish
Minimum Class Size: 3
Maximum Class Size: 40
Course Length: 8 hours
Format: Lecture, Discussion, Audio/Visual
Documentation: Reference Book, Photo ID Card
Card Renewal: 4 years