COMPETENT PERSON

Since 1986, Gravitec Systems, Inc., has been PROTECTING WORKERS AT HEIGHT by improving their skills, knowledge, and equipment through fall protection, rope access and rescue training. People have been working at height for centuries but only recently have regulatory agencies, employers, families, and workers begun to take appropriate steps to reduce the social and financial toll of fall-related injuries and deaths.

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COMPETENT PERSON

Gravitec’s Competent Person (Fall Protection) is an intensive program that covers the use, selection and installation of conventional and non-conventional fall protection equipment. This course also addresses relevant fall protection regulations and fall hazard identification. These components, combined with the hands-on set-up of fall protection systems, instill a working knowledge of all the essential elements of a fall protection program.

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COMPETENT PERSON REFRESHER

Gravitec’s Competent Person (Fall Protection) Refresher Course is an update training program that covers the use, selection and installation of conventional and non-conventional fall protection equipment. Re-emphasizing the use of a planned approach to working at heights, this course begins with a discussion about the changes to the ANSI/ASSE Z359 Fall Protection Code.

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COMPETENT PERSON REFRESHER

Gravitec’s Competent Person (Fall Protection) Refresher Course is an update training program that covers the use, selection and installation of conventional and non-conventional fall protection equipment. Re-emphasizing the use of a planned approach to working at heights, this course begins with a discussion about the changes to the ANSI/ASSE Z359 Fall Protection Code.

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FALL PROTECTION COMPETENT PERSON IN A NATURAL SETTING

Gravitec’s Fall Protection Competent Person in a Natural Setting Course is an intensive program that covers the use, selection and installation of conventional and non-conventional fall protection equipment for the outdoor work environment. Many workplaces must apply fall protection and rescue equipment and regulations where typical structures do not exist, rendering much of the equipment infeasible.

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COMPETENT EQUIPMENT INSPECTION

Gravitec’s Equipment Inspection Course is designed to introduce standardized practices for fall protection equipment inspection by using a variety of hands-on exercises. The typical participant is responsible for the care, marking and maintenance of equipment. Topics covered include the basic set-up and use of fall protection systems and equipment to understand how the equipment is used.

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COMPETENT EQUIPMENT INSPECTION

Gravitec’s Equipment Inspection Course is designed to introduce standardized practices for fall protection equipment inspection by using a variety of hands-on exercises. The typical participant is responsible for the care, marking and maintenance of equipment. Topics covered include the basic set-up and use of fall protection systems and equipment to understand how the equipment is used.

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EM385 COMPETENT PERSON

Students will gain a thorough understanding of how to recognize fall hazards and take corrective action according to the govern­ing body (EM 385-1-1, DON Fall Protection Guide, UFGS 01 35 25 and OSHA 1926.500-503, 1910.66 Appendix C). This program begins with a theory section that covers basic information common to all fall protection systems and works through multiple exercises.

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US NAVY OPNAV 5100 CHAPTER 13 COMPETENT PERSON REFRESHER

Students will gain a thorough understanding of how to recognize fall hazards and take corrective action according to the govern­ing body (EM 385-1-1, OPNAVINST 5100.23 Chapter 13, DON Fall Protection Guide, UFGS 01 35 25 and OSHA 1926.500-503, 1910.66 Appendix C). This program begins with a theory section that covers basic information common to all fall protection systems and works through multiple exercises.

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US NAVY OPNAV 5100 CHAPTER 13 COMPETENT PERSON REFRESHER

Students will gain a thorough understanding of how to recognize fall hazards and take corrective action according to the govern­ing body (EM 385-1-1, OPNAVINST 5100.23 Chapter 13, DON Fall Protection Guide, UFGS 01 35 25 and OSHA 1926.500-503, 1910.66 Appendix C). This program begins with a theory section that covers basic information common to all fall protection systems and works through multiple exercises.

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ADVANCED RESCUE

This course is designed and intended for participants to learn several rescue techniques to remove a fallen worker from fall arrest systems. Participants in the course are likely part of a group, shift or crew of workers who work at heights who may be participating in rescue events for each other. This course focuses on the use of commercially available rescue systems (Automatic Descent Control Devices, Block and Tackles, RSRL’s, Rope Descent Systems, Extension Poles, etc.) and the various ways that each system can be used to rescue a suspended co-worker.

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