Competent Person Fall Protection


  • Jan 23, 2024 08:00 AM – 05:00 PM
  • Jan 24, 2024 08:00 AM – 05:00 PM


  • River Center Adler Theater
  • 136 East Third Street
  • Davenport, IA 52801
Fee Type of Fee
$750 /Person - MBI Members
$895 /Person - Non-Members

Presenters: Brandon Black, Construction Safety Specialists, Inc. - West Des Moines, IA | Luke Longman, Construction Safety Specialists, Inc. - West Des Moines, IA | Chris Pankow, Construction Safety Specialists, Inc. - Iowa City, IA 

This two-day course educates participants on the various components of a worksite fall protection program and will also help develop the skills required of a Competent Person. Participants will learn course content through a combination of direct classroom instruction and multiple workshops. This course engages students with interactive workshops for assessing anchor points, full body harnesses, connector combability, Vertical & Horizontal Systems, climbing & positioning, descent & rescue, equipment inspections and systems analysis. Course participants are those who may be involved with a managed fall protection program including the employer, supervisor, safety personnel, workers and rescuers. This course will be delivered through the 3M curriculum 6424-FALL PROTECTION COMPETENT PERSON and will provide participants with an engaging and enjoyable learning environment. 


  • Fall Hazard Identification 
  • Fundamentals of Working at Height 
  • Fall Protection Oversight 
  • Worksite Programs 
  • Passive Systems 
  • Administrative Controls 
  • Fall Protection Planning 
  • Fall Arrest System Components 
  • Positioning Systems 
  • Equipment Care 
  • Rescue Overview 
  • System Analysis 

Master Builder Designation: Safety - 12 credits | Leadership - 4 credits