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OSHA Competent Person Courses

The following courses are beneficial to the education and advancement of the workplace Competent Person. Please call us at 972-235-8330 to schedule a course or contract.

SAF113 - CONFINED SPACE FOR THE COMPETENT PERSON

Course topics include the requirements of the OSHA Confined Space regulations, EM385-1-1, and ANSI Standards.  EMR 's program is aimed at our clients’ necessities and will be adjusted to meet their needs.

The aim is to provide the student with a broad knowledge of hazards associated with confined space entry and look beyond the apparent assessment of space.  Content includes the essential elements including but not limited to program     development, safety and health hazards associated with confined space entry,  evaluation, prevention, and abatement of hazards, assignment of responsibilities, preparation, planning, evaluating, communication, and rescue retrieval.

SAF114 - CRANES FOR THE COMPETENT PERSON

This course covers the best practices in crane and derrick operation using the OSHA Cranes and Derricks in Construction Rule as a guide. Course topics include hazards associated with crane assembly and disassembly, types of cranes, lifting concepts, rigging and wire rope, signaling, employee qualifications and training, and maintenance, repair, and inspection requirements. Students will participate in workshops to reinforce concepts of safe crane operation. Upon course completion students will have the ability to identify the types of cranes and their components and attachments, determine safe operating conditions, and recognize common  violations of OSHA Standards.

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. Course topics include   understanding and application of definitions relating to the OSHA Excavation Standard, excavation hazards and control measures, soil analysis techniques, protective system requirements and emergency response. Upon course completion, students will understand the importance and duties of a competent person in excavation work and have the knowledge and skills required performing these duties.

SAF118 - FALL PROTECTION FOR THE COMPETENT PERSON

This course is designed for personnel working at height, or personnel who use fall prevention and/or protection equipment and systems, or who are responsible for safety at their job sites where fall hazards exist. This course covers the 29 CFR Part 1910 Subpart D, 29 CFR Part 1926 Subpart M, principles of fall protection, components, limitations of fall arrest systems, ANSI Z359, Z490, Z10.32 and EM385-1-1 Standards and policies regarding fall protection.

Students will participate in workshops demonstrating the inspection and use of fall protection equipment, residential construction fall protection, training requirements, and developing a fall protection program. Upon course completion students will have the ability to assess compliance with the OSHA Fall Protection Standard, evaluate installed passive systems and fall arrest systems, and develop and implement fall protection plans. Safety leadership skills will also be addressed. Participants will be expected to complete a fall hazard assessment at the end of the class. 

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 components, how to determine secure assembly, use, disassembly and identify common violations of OSHA standards.