24 Hour Fall Protection Competent Person

24 Hour Fall Protection Competent Person

This 24 hour course includes in class, physical demonstrations and practical hands on activities on how to properly select, inspect, install, assemble, and use the fall protection equipment.  It is designed to meet OSHA and EM-385-1-12014 regulations.

Training includes inspecting systems prior to use, installation, component compatibility, estimating free fall distances, total required clearance, dismantling, storage, and the common hazards associated with each system and component.

Competent person training includes:


  • Overview of Fall standards for Federal, Washington, Oregon ANSI A10.32, ANSI Z359 and EM-385-1-1-2014
  • Fall hazard recognition
  • Fall hazard elimination and controls methods
  • Hierarchy of Fall prevention methods
  • Applicable fall protection regulations
  • Fall hazard surveys and fall protection procedures
  • The responsibilities of designated persons under this standard
  • Detailed inspection of equipment components and systems
  • Fall protection rescue procedures
  • The selection and use of noncertified anchorages
  • Fall Protection on Aerial Lifts and Ladders
  • Hands on exercises and inspections
  • Storage and care of equipment

Schedule can be found at AGC Washington or AGC Oregon