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COURSE GUIDE

Certex offers an expansive line of Fall Protection Training. All courses are offered at our Tucson, AZ training center. We also offer on-site training. Contact us to learn more, and view our Course Guide below. 

Competent Person for Safety at Heights

Includes Equipment Inspector

DURATION:

2 Day (16 hours )

PREREQUISITE:

None

AUDIENCE:

Managers, supervisors and safety professionals who supervise at height workers and who are responsible for the supervision, implementation and monitoring of the fall protection program.

OBJECTIVES:

Upon completion of this comprehensive program students will be able to identify existing and predictable hazards and take corrective measures to eliminate them through knowledge, selection, use and installation of fall protection equipment.

Combined with problem solving hands on exercises, this combination will instill the working knowledge of all required elements of the program.

 

COURSE INCLUDES:
  • Fundamentals of Fall Protection
  • Anchorage
  • Self Retracting Devices
  • Shock Absorbing Lanyards
  • Installing Fall Protection Systems
  • Hierarchy of Fall Protection
  • Work Positioning Systems
  • Selection of System Components
  • Inspection, Care and Maintenance
  • Rescue and Application
  • Identifying Hazards
  • Proposed Standards
  • Written and practical exams are given
  • Hardware Compatibility
  • Donning a Harness
  • Vertical Lifelines
  • Horizontal Lifelines
  • Engineered Systems
  • Required Clearances
  • Restraint Systems
  • Specialty Systems
  • Standards & Regulations
  • Conventional Systems
  • Temporary Systems

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Train the Trainer

Competent Person for Safety at Heights

DURATION:

.5 Day ( 4 hours )

PREREQUISITE:

Competent Person for Safety at Heights

AUDIENCE:

Competent Person for Safety at Heights course is designed for Supervisors, Managers, and Safety Professional who have previously successfully completed the initial Competent Person for Safety at Heights, ZT-CPHEIGHTS course.

OBJECTIVES:

Upon completion of this course, students will have received a working knowledge of the safe use of fall protection systems and their components. This course focuses on Principles of adult learning and Teach back competency.

 

COURSE INCLUDES:
  • 1/2 day of hands-on instruction by an MSA factory trained instructor.
  • The MSA Safety at Heights instruction training manuals and supporting documents
  • Refreshments during the breaks in training
  • MSA Safety at Heights Certificate

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Competent Person for Equipment Inspection

DURATION:

.5 Day ( 4 hours )

PREREQUISITE:

None

AUDIENCE:

People who work at height and inspect their own equipment or person who is responsible for the care, marking, maintenance and annual documented inspection of company fall protection equipment.

OBJECTIVES:

Upon completion of this comprehensive program students will have been introduced to standardized practices for equipment inspection by using hands-on exercises.

 

COURSE INCLUDES:
  • Regulations and Documentation
  • Inspection of Anchorage Connectors
  • Inspection of Snaphooks and Carabiners
  • Inspection of Lanyards
  • Inspection of Self Retracting Devices
  • Inspection of Full Body Harnesses
  • Inspection of Horizontal and Vertical Lifelines
  • Inspection of Rope and Cable Grab Systems
  • Students will receive sample logs for record keeping
  • Written and practical exams are given

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Refresher – Competent Person for Safety at Heights

DURATION:

1 day ( 8 hours )

PREREQUISITE:

Competent Person Training from CERTEX or equivalent, no longer than 2 years prior

AUDIENCE:

This 2 year refresher is for managers, supervisors and safety professionals who supervise at height workers and who are responsible for the supervision, implementation and monitoring of the fall protection program.fall protection equipment.

OBJECTIVES:

Students will be provided with all updated Regulations, Standards, manufacturers requirements and previous competent person training and be able to implement and manage a fall protection program in various locations and conditions.

 

COURSE INCLUDES:
  • Fundamentals of Fall Protection
  • Anchorage
  • Self Retracting Devices
  • Shock Absorbing Lanyards
  • Installing Fall Protection Systems
  • Hierarchy of Fall Protection
  • Work Positioning Systems
  • Selection of System Components
  • Inspection, Care and Maintenance
  • Rescue and Application
  • Identifying Hazards
  • Hardware Compatibility
  • Donning a Harness
  • Vertical Lifelines
  • Horizontal Lifelines
  • Engineered Systems
  • Required Clearances
  • Restraint Systems
  • Specialty Systems
  • Standards & Regulations
  • Conventional Systems
  • Temporary Systems

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Authorized Person for Safety at Heights

DURATION:

Minimum 8 Hours
**  This  course  can  be  adjusted  to  fit  the  type  of  fall  protection equipment used in your workplace

PREREQUISITE:

None

AUDIENCE:

This course is designed for individuals working at height

OBJECTIVES:

Upon completion of this course, students will have received a working knowledge of the safe use of fall protection systems and their components. This course focuses on fall protection theory and hands- on exercises. It covers the most commonly available fall protection systems.

 

COURSE INCLUDES:
  • Energy Absorbing Lanyard
  • Hierarchy of Fall Protection
  • Self Retracting Devices
  • Inspection
  • Written and practical exams are given
  • Compatibility
  • Work Positioning
  • Donning a Full Body Harness
  • Vertical Systems
  • Calculating fall clearances
  • Horizontal Systems· Calculating fall clearances
  • Horizontal Systems

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Lift Training

Fork Lift, Aerial Lift, Scissor Lift

 

DURATION:

TBD

PREREQUISITE:

None

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MSHA Training

OVERVIEW:

Training is an essential part of MSHA’s mission to keep miners safe and healthy. Our goal is to help the mining industry develop high- quality training, and to strengthen and modernize training through collaboration with industry stakeholder.

MSHA Part 46 Training:

Part 46 training is required for surface miners and contractors engaged in Shell Dredging or Employed at Sand and Gravel, Surface Stone, Surface clay, Colloidal Phosphate, Surface Limestone, Marble, Shale, Kaolin, Feldspar, Granite, Traprock, cement, Line, Sandstone, and Slate Mines and Operations.

  • MSHA Part 46 New Miner
  • MSHA Part 46 Refresher

The Surface Miner Training curriculum parallels the required and suggested topics outlined in the Part 46 Federal regulations addressing miner training. These key topics are grouped into the following nine activities that make up the Surface Miner Training curriculum:

 

COURSE INCLUDES:
  • Regulations and Documentation
  • Introduction to the Mining Environment
  • Hazard Recognition and Avoidance
  • Emergency Procedures
  • Health and Safety Aspects of Tasks and Operations
  • Hazard Reporting Rules and Procedures
  • Statutory Rights of Miners
  • Line of Authority
  • Respiratory Devices
  • First Aid

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MSHA Part 48(b) Annual Refresher Training

OVERVIEW:

The MSHA Annual Refresher Training is a renewal course of mine safety and health topic areas. This course is required annually to maintain compliance with MSHA.

Who Should Attend?

Individuals in the mining industry.

 

COURSE INCLUDES:
  • 15-Minute Rule
  • Accident Prevention
  • Electrical Hazards
  • Escape and Emergency Evacuation Procedures
  • Explosives
  • Fire Warning and Firefighting
  • First Aid
  • Ground Control and Highwall Safety
  • Health (Dust and Noise)
  • Mandatory Safety and Health Standards
  • Miners’ Rights and

Responsibilities

  • MSHA Rules to Live By
  • Self Rescue and Respiratory Devices
  • Surface Powered Haulage
  • Welding Safety

Completion of the 8-hour course, MSHA Part 48(b) Annual Refresher Training Certificate of Completion, MSHA 5000-23 Form.

PREREQUISITES:

This course is intended for individual who have successfully completed and have received MSHA Part 48(b) New Miner Training certification and/or have received MSHA Part 48(b) Annual Refresher Training and are in need of renewing their certification.

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