Authorized Person for Safety at Heights

Course Overview

The Authorized Person for Safety at Heights course designed for employees that are regularly required to work at height who are supervised by the company’s Competent Person(s) under its fall protection program. This course is geared toward the same crowd as the 4-hour version, but goes into greater detail and expands on all topics covered there.

Topics Discussed

  • Consensus Standards
  • Dynamics of a Fall
  • Fall hazard recognition and assessment
  • Understanding impact forces
  • Hierarchy of Controls
  • Procedures for continuous Safety at Heights
  • Selection, application, and use of fall protection systems
  • ABCs of Fall Protection
  • Proper donning and doffing of a full body harness
  • Calculating fall clearances
  • Minimizing fall forces
  • Fall protection in common jobs