Competent Person Training
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A competent person is one who is capable of identifying existing and predictable hazards in the surroundings or working conditions which are unsanitary, hazardous, and/or dangerous to employees, and has the authority to take prompt corrective measures to eliminate them.
Only a licensed contractor can
measure the knowledge or ability of
an employee and designate them as
a competent person. This course
provides understandings of the
excavation standard and protective systems.
This program has been designed to provide your labor force with the classroom training which along with their field experience may enable them to become a “Competent Person” as defined by OSHA.
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Competent Person Training / Trench Rescue / Flagger Training
Trench Rescue Training
course designed to teach personnel involved with the rescue of
This course has been presented to fire departments and other government employees to help them to understand the OSHA Standards, and to protect themselves and others during rescue attempts.
FOUR HOUR CLASS TAUGHT BY ATSSA CERTIFIED INSTRUCTORS
► Use of the MUTCD and other standard references.
► Determine if signs and devices on a project meet the standards of MUTCD.
► Selection of the proper Flagger station.
► Handling traffic using a flag.
► Recognize different types of drivers and how to deal with them.
► Set-up and handle one-lane traffic on a two way road.
► Recognize unique or special situations and what considerations are necessary.
► Set-up and handle nighttime flagging operations.
► Communicate effectively with the public.