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Authorized User Training for Rope Descent Systems

July 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am - July 12, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

This two day Authorized User Safety Training course is designed to meet the training standards outlined in OSHA 29 CFR subpart D 1910.27 and 1910.30.
These events take place in Sun Prairie, WI
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Day 1:  Classroom Training

  • Management of Safety Equipment in Industry.
  • Define differences and needs for Qualified, Competent, and Authorized Persons.
  • Equipment familiarization and inspection for Harnesses, Helmets, Descenders, Fall Arrest Rope Grabs, lanyards and Energy Absorbers, Carabiners, Ropes.
  • Fall Factors.
  • Personal Fall Protection to include; Fall Restraint, Fall Arrest, Work Positioning, Rope Access.
  • Knots to include: Figure of 8 on a bight, Figure of 8 Follow Through, Figure of 9 on a bight, Alpine Butterfly, Double Figure of 8 on a bight, Double Fisherman, and Barrel Knot.
  • When to use each and how much each weakens the rope.
  • Legislation
  • Job Hazard Analysis & Work Plans.
  • Rigging & Rigging Theory.
  • – and more.

Day 2:  Hands On Topics

  • Properly donning your equipment.
  • Rigging.
  • Mitigating Pinch points and how to properly access your Seat Board.
  • Standard Work Procedure and Motion.
  • Self Rescue.
  • Pick off Rescue of an incapacitated worker.
  • – and more.


July 11, 2019 @ 8:00 am
July 12, 2019 @ 5:00 pm

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