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Hands-on Fall Protection and Scaffold User training now available at the Training Center

Falls from high elevations cause more serious injuries than any other type of industrial accident. According to OSHA, falls at construction sites and in large industrial facilities result in more fatalities than any other type of workplace accident. In 2013, 37% of all workplace fatalities were caused by falls.

This training is designed to teach the proper procedures for wearing fall protection and inspecting a scaffold prior to using it. The training consists of the following elements: scaffold

  1. 45 minute computer-based training CBT training module withassessments. Many students have already taken this CBT and the response has been positive.
  2. A hands-on, instructor facilitated session that includes the student:
    • Performing an inspection of a personal fall protection system(harnesses, lanyards, connecting devices, anchorage points). The student will inspect defective equipment and be asked to identify the defect as well as identify equipment in good working condition.
    • Performing an inspection of a defective scaffold system andone in good working condition
    • Demonstrating the proper way to don and
      adjust the body harness
    • Climbing, traversing and descending an 8’ scaffold wearing a properly fitted, personal fall protection system andmaintaining a 100% connection.

It is important to note that the minimum required harnessPersonal Protective Equipment, PPE, for the hands-on training isshoes or work boots with a defined heel, long pants, short or long sleeve shirt and gloves. In addition,the Contractor Company must have a signed Employer Training Service Agreement with TRMA. Click HERE for a copy of the agreement.
No student will be allowed to take the Hands-on Fall Protection training unless they have the proper PPE and TRMA has a copy of the signed Training Service Agreement from his/her employer.


 

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