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ABC-VA Training Facility - Hampton Roads Office (map)
Competent Person Fall Protection Refresher Training
Tuesday, March 19, 2019
7:00 A.M. - 11:00 A.M.

IN ACCORDANCE WITH ANSI STANDARD Z359.2-2017
(CONFORMS TO THE COMPETENT PERSON TRAINING REQUIREMENTS OF THE EM-385-1-1 2014 EDITION)

EM385-1-1 requires all Competent Persons who have employees who work at heights, to attend a 24-hour training class. Federal enforcement of training requirements began September 1, 2016. Section 21 is significantly different from the current OSHA Subpart M and ANSI A10.32 requirements. 

This Competent Person Refresh training is in accordance with ANSI Z359.2-2017, Section 5.1.3 Retraining. This course is a review of the material covered in the initial 24-Hour Class and includes any applicable updates to the standards.  Classroom and practical hands-on training will be conducted.

TOPICS INCLUDE:

- An integrated study of hazard recognition and abatement principles related to falls on construction worksites.

- Available equipment, equipment use, maintenance, storage and inspection requirements to maintain compliance

- Basic rescue techniques and emergency action procedures

- The study of compliance issues and challenges facing safety professionals including mishap and case study analysis, Virginia and Federal general safety standards, worksite inspections, interfacing with compliance officials, vertical and horizontal standards, and common construction industry compliance issues are also discussed.


ADDITIONAL TOPICS INCLUDE
- Equipment selection, Inspection and Donning
- Fall Prevention/Restraint/Arrest
- Fall Hazard Elimination
- Passive v. Active Systems
- Fall arrest rescue systems
- Selection and usage on non-certified anchorages
- Authorized persons’ duties and responsibilities
- Competent persons’ duties and responsibilities
- Testing of fall protection equipment
- “Hands-On” scenario of fall protection systems
- OSHA and ANSI Standards of Fall Protection

Class Size is limited to 24 students.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND
Anyone who has previously completed the 24-Hour Class (i.e. Safety Managers, Safety Directors, Onsite Managers, Supervisors, Foremen, Section Leads and Responsible Persons).

WHAT TO BRING
Bring your personal fall protection system (PFAS), including full-body harness, lanyard(s), anchor devices, etc., with you to class. Doing so will provide the opportunity to review how to properly wear and inspect your personal equipment.

Location
ABC-VA Hampton Roads Training Facility
5505 Robin Hood Road
Norfolk, VA 23513

*Student parking is located in the back of the building. Enter through door #21.

COST 
Members: $175
Non-Members:$265
(Includes continental breakfast)

Contact
Jamie Carrow
(757) 855-8220

Cancellation Policy:
A reservation constitutes a financial commitment unless cancellations are made 48 hours in advance. If you do not cancel within the required time or do not show up for or complete the course, you will be financially responsible.