Fall Protection Competent Person

Course Description

In 2007, Industry leaders are stepping up their fall protection training requirements for the Gulf of Mexico. Chevron, for example, is now requiring at least one person in a crew exposed to fall hazards to be a graduate of this 16-hour Fall Protection Competent Person course to work on their locations.

This 16 hour course designed to qualify personnel as a Fall Protection Competent Person. This course is designed to train students to comply with OSHA 29 CFR 1926.500, 20 CFR 1910 Subpart D [Walking/Working Surfaces], as well as meeting the Chevron industry standard.

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Course Details

Next Start Date:
Sunday November 29, 2020


16 hours
Course Availability:
Every 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the Month

Course Content

  1. Regulatory Introduction
  2. Definitions, Terminology, Chevron’s 10 Golden Rules of Fall Protection
  3. Hazard Controls in Fall Protection
  4. Worksite Analysis
  5. Elevated Surfaces
  6. Floor Openings
  7. Ladders
  8. Safety Nets
  9. Scaffolding Awareness
  10. Falling Objects
  11. Warning Lines
  12. Safety Monitoring Systems
  13. Personal Fall Arrest Systems
  14. Positioning Device Systems
  15. Maintenance, Storage and Inspection of Equipment
  16. Donning the Full Body Harness
  17. Anchor Point Considerations
  18. First Man Up Devices
  19. Function & Purpose of Energy Absorbers & Energy Absorbing Lanyards
  20. Hardware Compatibility
  21. Self-Retracting Lanyards
  22. Vertical & Horizontal Lifelines
  23. Ladder Climbing Devices
  24. Rescue Plan
  25. Demonstration of Hands-on Competencies
  26. Written Examination