Competent Person Fall Protection


  • Nov 07, 2023 08:00 AM – 05:00 PM
  • Nov 08, 2023 08:00 AM – 05:00 PM


  • 4100 Westown Pkwy
  • West Des Moines, IA 50266
Fee Type of Fee
$750 /Person - MBI Members
$895 /Person - Non-Members

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

This two-day course educates students 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 students 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