What is a Competent Person?

What is a Competent Person? “Competent Person” has: The knowledge to recognize a hazard, and The authority to correct it Industries Requiring Competent Person Training In the OSHA regulations, there are three big sections that necessitate a Competent Person: Scaffolding Fall Protection Excavations Competent Person Training Generally, these classes are twenty-four hours long, but taking …

SAF130 SCAFFOLDING FOR THE COMPETENT PERSON

SAF130 SCAFFOLDING FOR THE COMPETENT PERSON Throughout the construction industry Scaffolds are used in many forms.  Applying OSHA’s construction Scaffold Standards, 29CFR part 1926.451 as a guide, the course covers the requirements for competent construction and use of scaffolding.  Students will participate and learn the fundamental concepts of: Safe scaffolding Types of scaffolds and their …

SAF114 CRANES FOR THE COMPETENT PERSON

SAF114 CRANES FOR THE COMPETENT PERSON Students will learn best practices in crane and derrick operation using the OSHA Cranes and Derricks in Construction Rule as a guide. Students will learn: The hazards associated with crane assembly and disassembly Crane types Lifting concepts Rigging Wire roping Signaling Employee qualifications and training Maintenance Repair Inspection requirements …

SAF117 EXCAVATION/TRENCHING FOR THE COMPETENT PERSON

SAF117 EXCAVATION/TRENCHING FOR THE COMPETENT PERSON This course covers the roles and responsibilities of the employer to educate and assign a competent person to excavation sites. Students will learn: How to define and apply OSHA Excavation Standards Excavation hazards and control measures Soil analysis techniques Protective system requirements Emergency response best practices Upon course completion, …

Competent Person Safety Courses

All OSHA classes available live online. SAF113 CONFINED SPACE FOR THE COMPETENT PERSON Covers requirements of the OSHA Confined Space regulations 29 CFR 1910.146, Corps of Engineers EM 385-1-1, and ANSI Standards.  EMR ‘s Program is aimed at our clients’ necessities and will be adjusted to meet their needs SAF114 CRANES FOR THE COMPETENT PERSON …

Utilize Your Hard-Earned Task Management Skills to the Fullest

Written by our guest columnist Stephanie Haywood at MyLifeBoost.com. As a small business owner, you either possessed or developed certain task management abilities as you pursued your entrepreneurial dream. These may not be obvious skills that involve classes and certifications to obtain. You may even have employed them subconsciously as you went about your day-to-day …

Disaster Cleanup and Recovery

Disasters cause widespread flooding and property damage that expose employees to hazards during cleanup and recovery. Employers sending employees into Disaster Cleanup Area’s to do recovery have a responsibility, according to OSHA, to train employees appropriately and provide personal protective equipment. Contaminated Floodwaters The mold and fungi in the air employees breathe have the potential …