Fall Protection Authorized Person Comprehensive

This course is ideal for individuals working in environments where they are exposed to heights. It’s particularly beneficial for those responsible for selecting and using fall protection systems.
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Fall Protection Authorized Person Comprehensive Course (Course Code: 6418)

Enhanced Course Description

The Fall Protection Authorized Person Comprehensive Course is a specialized one-day training program designed to address the critical need for fall protection awareness and safety for workers operating at height. This course is particularly relevant considering the high number of workplace incidents related to falls from height annually. The program aims to provide workers with an in-depth understanding of the hazards associated with working at heights and the various methods available for mitigating these risks.

In this course, participants will gain a comprehensive overview of the general principles of working safely at height, as well as detailed knowledge of common fall protection systems. The curriculum is meticulously crafted to ensure participants are well-versed in selecting, setting up, and utilizing different fall protection systems, tailored to specific job site situations.

Instructional Techniques and Curriculum

To facilitate effective learning, the course employs a variety of instructional techniques, including:

  • Challenge questions that stimulate critical thinking.
  • Workbook exercises for reinforcing key concepts.
  • Practical learning applications for real-world comprehension.

Key areas of focus in the curriculum include:

  • Proper pre-use inspection of fall protection equipment.
  • Correct donning of harnesses.
  • Informed selection of appropriate fall protection systems.
  • Systematic set-up of fall protection equipment.

Target Audience

This course is ideally suited for individuals who regularly perform work duties at height, including construction workers, window washers, and maintenance personnel. It is also highly beneficial for safety managers and supervisors responsible for overseeing work at height.

Course Overview

  • Fall Hazard Identification: Techniques for recognizing potential fall hazards and understanding their implications.
  • Fundamentals of Working at Height: Core principles for safely working at elevated heights.
  • Fall Protection Oversight: Understanding the roles and responsibilities in implementing fall protection measures.
  • Passive Systems: Exploration of non-active fall protection systems like guardrails and safety nets.
  • Administrative Controls: Implementation of work policies and procedures to minimize fall risks.
  • Fall Arrest System Components: Detailed breakdown of fall arrest systems, including anchorage, connectors, and body support.
  • Harness Donning and Inspection: Step-by-step guidance on correctly donning a harness and conducting thorough inspections.
  • Equipment Care: Best practices for the maintenance and storage of fall protection equipment.
  • Rescue Requirements: Preparation and planning for potential rescue scenarios in the event of a fall.
  • System Selection and Set-Up: Choosing and setting up the most suitable fall protection systems for various work scenarios.

Duration and Certification

The course spans an 8-hour program and is identified under Course Code: 6418. Upon successful completion, participants will receive a certificate, signifying their competency in fall protection safety and system usage.

This comprehensive course is not just a regulatory requirement; it is a vital investment in the safety and well-being of those who face the risks of working at height every day. With updated and detailed content, the Fall Protection Authorized Person Comprehensive Course equips participants with the knowledge and skills necessary to ensure their safety and that of their colleagues.


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