Designed for the new climber or those experienced but not yet certified. Content covers rules, regulations and standards set forth by OSHA, ANSI and NATE; PPE types, wear, use, and inspection; a hazard assessment and preparation when working at height.
This course also offers physical training at a tower site where participants will discuss job hazard analysis, climbing, and using the PPE provided by your company. We will observe 3 points of contact and 100% tie off at all times utilizing the cable grab, Y-style lanyard, SRL & rope grab system. We will discuss work positioning lanyards and transition from surface to surface simulating work on a tower. A written exam is part of the course, and requires a minimum score of 80% to pass.
Upon completion of Authorized Climber, participants will be able to demonstrate proper knowledge, understanding and application of the PPE used and will possess the ability to maintain 100% tie off at all times. A wallet card and certificate is issued upon successful completion.