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OSHA Competent Person Fall Protection – English


For contractors in the construction industries, compliance with OSHA safety regulations is crucial. Without the foundational safety knowledge provided by an OSHA Competent Person Fall Protection Class, businesses face increased legal and financial penalties. Additionally, the absence of such training can lead to workplace accidents and major fall hazards.

Approved for 6 CE Credits with Oregon CCB

8:30 am - 2:30 pm

Why This Class Matters?

The OSHA Competent Person Fall Protection Class stands as an essential pillar for enhancing workplace safety within the construction industries. By delving into the critical aspects of fall protection, this training equips participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to identify and mitigate fall hazards effectively.

Skills That You Will Learn

Ladder Safety

Scaffold Safety

Lifts Safety

Rooftop Safety

System Components

Managing Risks

By OSHA Standards, Who is a Competent Person?

OSHA defines a “Competent Person” as a designated individual who has the expertise and authority to identify fall hazards, address unsafe conditions, and pause operations to make necessary corrections. They must possess deep knowledge of fall protection and ensure compliance with OSHA’s fall protection standards, including having a written Fall Protection Plan as required by:

OSHA 29 CFR 1926

OAR 437-003 Regulations

Frequently Asked Questions

Yes, many training providers offer hands-on exercises where participants can practice inspecting, donning, and using various fall protection devices in simulated work environments.

This course may include strategies for clear communication, such as visual aids, multilingual materials, or hands-on demonstrations, to ensure that all workers understand fall protection protocols.

This course may delve into strategies for addressing psychological barriers to safety, such as providing supportive training, fostering a safety culture that encourages open communication, and conducting regular safety meetings to reinforce the importance of fall protection.