Employer Competent Person Requirements for Construction

Level: Advanced
Duration: 0 Hours 45 Minutes
Course ID: MOOD119
CEUs:
$45.00

To stay compliant with OSHA requirements and maintain a safe workplace, construction businesses often designate a Competent Person (CP) on their job sites. Per OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1926.32(f), a CP is able to identify existing and predictable workplace conditions that create a hazardous, unsanitary, and/or dangerous site for workers. The CP is also able to resolve these hazards to create a safer environment. When your business needs to identify employees for CP status, the Employer Competent Person Requirements for Construction Course from ClickSafety clarifies the process from start to finish.

During the Employer Competent Person Requirements for Construction Course, participants will cover important topics related to achieving Competent Person status, including:

  • What defines a Competent Person
  • Competent Person status requirements
  • How to name a Competent Person
  • Competent Person responsibilities
  • Competent Person standards for California (Cal/OSHA) and other states
  • Competent Person standards for other government agencies, including the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
  • State and federal Competent Person regulations
  • How to implement the Competent Person process
  • Evaluating employees for Competent Person status
  • When construction regulations demand a Competent Person

At the end of the course, employers will have the knowledge needed to implement the Competent Person process to ensure adherence to all OSHA standards and compliance directives (CPLs).

This advanced online course is appropriate for construction industry employees tasked with assigning a Competent Person and evaluating team members for CP status. Designed for individuals who are responsible for maintaining workplace safety, sanitation, and health, the course is available to:

  • Construction supervisors
  • Construction managers
  • Construction company owners

If you have any concerns as to whether this course is appropriate for you or your industry, please browse our full selection of Online Courses and Safety Packs, call 800-971-1080, or Contact Us online.

Upon completion of the Employer Competent Person Requirements for Construction Course, you will understand what is required to name a Competent Person within your construction company to create a safer work environment and ensure compliance with all state and federal regulations. Additionally, students learn how to properly implement the CP process to identify and evaluate candidates and where to seek additional information.

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