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Program Administrator


The Competent Person/Program Administrator training course is designed for managers, immediate supervisors of individuals working at height, safety professionals or other key personnel that are responsible for the supervision, implementation and monitoring of a managed fall protection program. This training includes the Competent Person and Competent Inspector courses.


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This course is a pass/fail program that incorporates extensive classroom and hands-on training and incorporates both written and practical examinations that are based on the requirements of the OSHA Regulations and the ANSI Z359.2 standard.

Students attending this course will expand their knowledge and ability to identify hazardous conditions, develop programs and make equipment selections to properly deal with those hazards. The Program Administrator training builds upon the Competent Person course adding in key components that are necessary in the establishment of fall protection programs and system development. Upon completion of this course, the student will receive a certificate acknowledging they have met or exceeded OSHA and ANSI requirements as a Program Administrator and Competent Person. Additionally, upon completion, the students will receive templates to develop a fall protection plan and conduct fall hazard surveys.

  • ​​Regulations relating to all fall protection topics
  • ​Developing and maintaining a managed fall protection program
  • ​Fall hazard surveys
  • ​Selection and appointment of safety committee personnel
  • ​Fall protection system selection and equipment maintenance criteria
  • ​Development of approved equipment purchase lists
  • ​Selection and appointment of competent and qualified people
  • ​Written fall protection procedures
  • ​Development of engineering system policies
  • ​Development of written fall protection procedures, rescue procedures, and training programs
  • ​Accident/incident/near miss investigations

3M Fall Protection combines the products and expertise of DBI-SALA® and Protecta® with the technology and innovation of 3M to elevate safety to new heights and keep workers comfortable, confident and safe every time they climb. See our products and services at 3M.com/FallProtection.