Our Competent Person Course offered by TomKat Safety is designed to educate students in the best practice methods of identifying and then eliminating or providing protection from existing and predictable fall hazards. Students will also be educated on the hierarchy of fall protection which starts with eliminating fall hazards and progresses through administrative controls, the application of passive systems, restraint systems last but not least arrest systems. Through the use of lecture, demonstration and hands-on engagement, the instructor prepares students to assume the role of a Competent Person.
This course is intended, but not limited to, those who are assigned by their employer to take the responsibilities for:
Note: This course goes into much more detail than our 16 Hour Competent Person Course in order to meet the requirements of the United States Army Corp of Engineers (USACE) which requires 24 hours of training for Competent Persons. OSHA does not specify the number of hours required. This level of training is required for any worker going to be working in heights at a corporate facility.
OSHA’s definition of a competent person is one who is “capable” … This course prepares you to be capable.