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…


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 the 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 CSI Workforce Development & Training
  • Fall Protection Competent Person Industry certification wallet card


Each participant attending Live Online sessions will be required to attend a hands-on equipment inspection, assessment, and demonstration to receive certification. Once training is complete, our CSI Workforce Development & Training Coordinator will reach out to you and set a date and time to have the hands-on requirements performed one-on-one with our instructor for final certification.

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.

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Instructor Bio

Paul Hamlett