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16-Hour Fall Protection Competent Person

Monday, May 6 & Tuesday, May 7, 2024
Safety Council of Northwest Ohio, 8015 Rinker Pointe Court, Northwood, OH 43619

Starting at: $1195.00

8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. each day

This two-day intermediate level course is designed for facility and site supervisors who must also serve as the competent person required by OSHA 1926.32(f), 1926.500 and 1910 standards.

Participants are assigned tasks which require evaluation for fall hazards. The tasks are described using real-life site photos.

This course supplies the participant with the knowledge and skills to perform the annual inspection and recordkeeping.

Overview of Fall Prevention & Protection

► Hazard Analysis: Recognition of hazards, evaluation criteria, control measures.
► General Principles of Fall Protection:
Fall clearance, total fall distance calculations, minimizing fall forces (live demo).
► Fall Protection on Arial Lifts & Ladders
► Fall Hazard Task Evaluation (Exercise requiring hazard analysis).
► Competent Person Inspection (Hands-on Practicum).

The Need for Fall Protection

► Fall Prevention vs. Protections
► Personal Fall Arrest Systems: Inspection procedures, donning procedures, fit test, selections, application and care of equipment (hands-on exercises).
► Rescue: Fall victim, first on scene, self-rescue and assisted self-rescue.
► Subpart M (Exercise)
► Written test

Instructor: Joseph (Joe) J. Rosen, Safety Engineer
Royal Arc Industrial Services

Mr. Rosen brings over 30 years of experience in the industry, engineering knowledge and instruction to the training program. Mr. Rosen is an Authorized OSHA Outreach Instructor.

Cost: Members: $1,195.00 per person
Non-members: $1,395.00 per person

Lunch provided by the Safety Council each day.

Cancellations less than 24 hours in advance and no-shows are responsible for the full registration fees. Substitutions may be made at anytime. Non-members must prepay to register.

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