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Course Description

Prerequisites: OSHA #3115

This hands-on course provides in-depth practical training for fall protection on conventional and unconventional applications.  When work is performed on elevated surfaces or during construction and service activities, protection against falls must be considered.  Contractors are required to have and/or provide a training course for each employee who might be working with or on ladders and exposed to fall hazards. Training provides participants instruction on recognizing risks and hazards of using ladders in the work environment, and solutions to minimize risks and hazards. This course is a practical all hands-on course for the “Competent Person” who will be managing this problem area.

This course is for individuals that are responsible for the supervision, implementation and monitoring of a managed fall protection program. This course incorporates extensive hands-on training and is based on the requirements of the US OSHA Regulations, and ANSI Z359.2 standard.

Students Will Learn:
• Selection, application and use of fall protection systems
• How to properly don fall protection equipment
• How to properly fit fall protection equipment
• Formal inspection procedure and documentation process
• Equipment cleaning, storage and disposal
• Identification of hazards impacting equipment integrity
• OSHA and ANSI inspection requirements

Who Should Attend: Managers, immediate supervisors of authorized persons or individuals working at height and who be considered the Competent Persons.

Equipment Requirements: Keene State College Safety Education Center and a reputable vendor will provide equipment to have a very successful Hands-On course. Keene State College Safety Education Center also encourages all attendees to bring their own equipment to the course. This will provide attendees the opportunity to incorporate their own gear into the labs and gain valuable training using their specific equipment.

For any questions, please reach out to oshaed@keene.edu
For more information, visit https://oshaedne.com/

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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