NATEC’s Competent Person Training Course is designed to introduce safety professionals, construction inspectors and similar personnel with current and updated knowledge of the fall protection principles, hazard identification, fall protection systems, program development/implementation and relevant standards and regulations.
The course delves into the appropriate selection, utilization, and setup of fall protection gear. It also covers pertinent fall protection rules and the process of identifying fall hazards. With a blend of theoretical sessions and hands-on training, participants gain a robust grasp of the integral components of a fall protection strategy.
To ensure mastery of the discussed principles, both written and practical evaluations are conducted. Certification is provided upon successful completion of the course to meet your organization’s due diligence and regulatory stipulations.
Course Outline – 8 Hours
Upon completion, students will have advanced knowledge of the following:
- Fundamentals of Fall Protection
- Anchorage Requirements
- Energy Absorbing Lanyards
- Function and Purpose of Energy Absorbers
- Fall Protection Hardware
- Work Positioning Systems
- Basics of Installing Fall Protection Systems
- Calculating Required Clearances
- Determining Acceptable Anchorages
- Selecting Fall Protection System Components
- Fall Protection and Fall Arrest
- Standards and Regulations Affecting the Fall Protection Industry
- Recognizing and Identifying Fall Hazards
- Donning a Full Body Harness
- Self-Retracting Lifelines
- Fall Protection Regulations (OSHA) and Fall Protection Standards (ANSI)
- Basics of Inspection of Fall Arrest Equipment for the Competent Person