EDU-120 Competent Person

Designed for people who will, or who are currently fulfilling the Competent Person role in either Construction (OSHA 1926) or General Industry (OSHA 1910). This course will help students identify fall hazards and use best practices to eliminate predictable and identifiable slip, trip, and fall hazards.

Pasadena, TX
Wednesday, January 11, 2023
Customer Support Square


Cost: $1,150/per person (group rates available)

Length: 16 hours/2 days

Max # of students: May vary based on location


Students will be given written tests and practical application activities to ensure they fully understand and are able to demonstrate the skills taught. Students are highly encouraged to bring their own Personal Fall Protection equipment for the hands-on activities that cover donning and equipment inspection.

This course meets the Criteria for Accepted Practices in Safety, Health, and Environmental Training (ANSI Z490.1), and the requirements of ANSI Z359 and ANSI A10.32.

All students will participate in classroom, hands-on instruction, and student-performed exercises that will cover:

  • OSHA, ANSI, Manufacturer, and all applicable regulations regarding the proper inspection, care, maintenance, storage, and documentation of fall protection equipment
  • Hierarchy of Fall Protection
  • Fall Restraint vs. Fall Arrest criteria
  • Fall clearance and swing fall calculations
  • Use of conventional and non-conventional Fall Protection Systems
  • Roles and responsibilities of Authorized Person and Competent Person
  • Hazard evaluation, identification, and elimination
  • Requirements of rescue
  • Proper donning of Fall Protection equipment
  • Equipment selection, evaluation, and use
  • Selection and use of certified and non-certified anchors
  • Fall Protection for aerial lifts and ladders 

Course Objectives:

Upon completion, the student will be able to demonstrate knowledge of the following topics:

  • Understanding of the applicable OSHA Fall Protection regulations
  • Proper inspection and documentation of Fall Protection equipment
  • Knowledge necessary to fill the role of Competent Person in Fall Protection
  • Understanding of the proper procedures and tools required for Fall Restraint and Fall Arrest
  • Proper anchor selection
  • The ability to create a safe “at-heights” work environment and protect workers

Participants will receive:

  • Competent Person wall and wallet card certificate
  • Extensive Fall Protection knowledge and understanding
  • Individual Fall Protection workbook and student materials
  • Direct support from the Guardian training team and Guardian Fall customer service

Local amenities

Pasadena, TX

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