12-15-2020 - Fall Protection - 24 Hour EM 385 - Canton, MA

Training Provider: United Alliance Services Corporation

Dates: TU Dec 15, WE Dec 16, TH Dec 17 from 8:00am to 4:30pm

Location: Canton, MA

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This in-depth Fall Protection - 24 Hour EM 385 course is designed for those individuals who will be or are responsible for being a Competent Person, Site Safety & Health Officer (SSHO), or are involved with working at heights on an Army Corps of Engineers project or facility as prescribed by EM385-1-1. This training fulfills the SSHO requirement to maintain his/her competency according to EM-385-1-1 Section 01.A.17d. Attendees will learn practical solutions to difficult fall protection problems using appropriate tools and equipment.​

This Competent Person training is a pass/fail program incorporating both written and practical examinations and is based on the requirements of the federal regulations and local legislation that will be discussed and reinforced. A 50 question test is provided with the class. Minimum 70% required for passing

Once the course is completed, attendees will be able to prevent fall hazards by utilizing a hierarchy of controls and upon completion will have a clear understanding of:

    • The importance of OSHA fall protection statistics & Fall Protection Safety
    • Applicable fall protection guidelines and how to adhere to them at work including the OSHA, ANSI/ASSE and UASCE EM385.
    • Fall protection and the system of hierarchy of controls – Elimination, Prevention, Arrest, and Administrative.
    • Personal fall protection systems (Harnesses, Anchorage, Body Support, and Connecting Means)
    • Fall protection principles to include: Work Positioning Systems, Lifelines – Horizontal and Vertical, Ladder Climbing Systems, Rigid Rail Systems, Controlled Descent Devices
    • Administrative controls to include: Diagrams of Fall Arrest System Clearance, Inspection of components of Fall Arrest Systems and Identifying Potential Fall Hazards: (Qualitative Risk Assessment, Quantitative Risk Assessment, Fall Hazard Detection Methods, Developing Fall Protection Plans)
    • Rescue planning, Training Requirements, and Rescue Techniques

A certificate of completion will be issued upon successful completion of the program. In order to receive a certificate student must pass the hands-on testing and receive a score of 70% or better on the written test.

Any fall protection equipment that is required will be demonstrated during class; however, students can bring their own personal fall equipment to class for both demonstration and use. Participants will be required participate in Personal Fall Arrest Systems training (hands-on exercises), which may include: inspection procedures, donning procedures, fit test, selection, application and care of equipment.

Compliance for: EM385- 1 (Chapters 21, 22, & 24)

Course will give specific emphasis and training on the following construction operations:

    • Overview of fall protection use and requirements Aerial Lifts (scissor lifts, boom lifts, personnel hoist)
    • Overview of fall protection use and requirements on ladders, stairways, and scaffolding systems
    • Overview of fall protection use and requirements during confined space operation and confined space rescue operations
    • Overview of fall protection use and requirements for material handling and hoisting operations

Day: 1
Title: Regulations & Applications
Terminal Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this training day, the student will identify the applicable requirements and regulations pertaining to USACE Fall Protection. Students will also learn how to develop a fall assessment hazard analysis and the requirements for a USACE Activity Hazard Analysis. This day includes some hands-on class activities and exercises.

Day: 2
Title: Equipment and Rescue
Terminal Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this training day, the student will have the ability to choose the proper fall protection equipment and/or system for their application. Inspect equipment for deficiencies and safe use and create and/or review fall protection rescue plans. This day includes some hands-on class activities and exercises.

Day: 3
Title: WWS Safety
Terminal Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this module, the student will have the knowledge of the requirements for other walking working surfaces and the hazards associated with them. The use and applicability of ladders, stairs, mobile personnel lifting equipment, etc. This day includes some hands-on class activities and exercises along with a content review, hand-on testing and 50 question written test.

CertificatesPrinted certificates are available on the last day of class. Official OSHA wallet cards can take up to 90 days, and will be mailed.
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Fall Protection - 24 Hour EM 385
review userDevon O.
5 stars out of 5 stars attended on June 13, 2019
Great instructor. Great instructor.

5 Dan Road, Canton, MA 02021

TU Dec 15, WE Dec 16, TH Dec 17 from 8:00am to 4:30pm

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Started in May of 2003, United Alliance Services Corporation (UASC) is a full service occupational safety and health training and consulting company providing a wide range of safety related services, loss control consulting, risk management consulting, and occupational health and safety training. Our objective is to assist clients with health and safety compliance for their employees, clients, partners and their shareholders. Our primary focus is on Federal Workplace Safety Regulations set forth by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA).

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