What Will I Learn?

  • Fall hazard recognition and assessment 
  • Impact forces & associated hazards 
  • Selection, application, and use of fall protection systems – restraints, positioning, and fall arrest 
  • Donning and doffing 
  • Minimizing fall forces 
  • So much more…

Description

OSHA defines a competent person as “one who is capable of identifying existing and predictable conditions in the surroundings and work areas which are unsanitary, hazardous or dangerous and who has authorization to take prompt corrective action.  The end result of effective training is a Competent Person who can control fall hazards at the local level, resulting in a higher level of safety and compliance. 

This 1-day certification course will provide participants with the ability to assess compliance with the OSHA Fall Protection Standard, evaluate installed passive systems and fall arrest systems, and develop and implement fall protection plans.

Walk Away With:

  • Training that will include a hands on demonstration 
  • Training workbook, with extensive notes, to use during the course and on the job site 
  • Certification of Completion provided by College of Southern Idaho 
  • Fall Protection Competent Person Wallet Card

Who Should Attend?

This course is recommended for anyone exposed to fall hazards or supervisors with fall hazards in their work or personal environment. Fall protection must be provided for each employee on a walking/working surface with an unprotected side or edge at the height required by the OSHA standard applicable to their work environment.

Instructor Bio

Davy Gadd
Davy Gadd brings a unique skill set to the Workforce Development and Training team at the College of Southern Idaho. Through combining his experiences as a teacher and over 15 years in commercial/residential construction, he has become an effective safety instructor. The past six years he was the senior safety consultant for Norther California’s leading OSHA safety training center and Turner safety.