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Fall Prevention and Protection Competent Person Certification

Fall Prevention and Protection Course Description: The course is designed to meet all associated OSHA fall protection Regulations, the ANSI Z359, and industry standards for fall prevention and protection competent person training.  The course includes professional classroom theory instruction, participant handouts, final written exam, group activities, practical exercise and evaluation.

Curriculum covers OSHA regulatory requirements including an in-depth instruction on the use and operation of guardrail systems, personal fall arrest systems, safety net systems, warning line systems, safety monitoring systems, controlled access zones, and other fall prevention and protection methods.  

The nature of common fall hazards in the workplace and prevention and protection methods. The raining covers correct procedures for inspecting, placing, maintaining, disassembling, maintenance and storage of fall protection systems.

Fall Prevention and Protection Exercise and Practical Evaluation: Course includes construction site training on worker safety while performing excavation and trenching activities. Participants will create an excavation plan, conduct site hazard assessments, practice soil sampling techniques, and select and inspect protective systems for entry. to ensure that the operator has the knowledge, skills, and competency needed to operate equipment safely

Who Should Attend: Required for employees who might be exposed to fall hazards or are responsible for the immediate supervision, implementation and monitoring of a managed fall protection program.


Safety Equipment Required: Attending participants are required to bring Hardhat, Safety Glasses, Work Gloves, Work Boots, Reflective Vest or Jacket and wear proper Work Clothing to participate in hands-on exercises and operator practical evaluation.  

Safety Equipment Recommended: Attending participants should bring their personal fall protection systems equipment including harness, lanyards, anchorage systems and other fall equipment for inspection and practical training.

Completion Requirements: Participants are required to be present and actively participate in all learning activities including hands-on exercises, written exam, and practical evaluation. Participants who successfully complete the program will receive a digger derrick operator training certification card. Employer specific training and authorization is required. Initial training and refresher training when the employer has reason to believe that any affected employee does not have the understanding and skills required to ensure safety.  

Learning Aids: Participants should come prepared with a note pad and pen. Guides and handouts will be provided at the start of the course. The presentation and materials are in English (Spanish translated courses are available upon request).

Course Length: Approximately 8 Hours including classroom theory and practical hands-on activities. We will be covering a great deal of information in a short period of time; your punctuality will be greatly appreciated.

Group Pricing (up to 8 participants): $680.00
Individual Participant Pricing: $100.00
Association Member Participant Pricing: $80.00
Retainer Client Participant Pricing: $10.00