Habitat for Humanity Competent Person Training

WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Anyone who supports a construction site or is associated with HFH construction activities.

A fundraising event for Habitat for Humanity of Dutchess County Inc.

Event Information

Join Habitat for Humanity for this important Safety Training

Competent Person Safety Training


Anyone who operates a construction site or is associated with construction activities.  It is an OSHA requirement that you have a trained “Competent Person” on the job site.  If you do not have such a person on a site, you could be risking more than you may realize!


Habitat for Humanity invites you to participate in this very important training session.  This class is open to both Habitat /Non-Habitat staff and volunteers.


The training will be led by: Mark Slattery

Habitat for Humanity International- U.S. Safety Specialist


Habitat for Humanity of Dutchess County, Inc. is hosting this safety training for anyone involved in construction or retail operations, including staff and volunteers.  The workshop will be held at 516 Haight Avenue, Poughkeepsie NY 12603.  Class size is limited to 30 people, so be sure to register before classes are filled!



January 29-30th, 2018

                   Construction OSHA Training - $175

                   (2-day course | 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)


**Registration fees will cover materials, lunch and snacks.  Attendees will be tested, and certified as a “Competent Person” upon completion of the course.

The training sessions will cover five (4) major areas:

·         Fall Protection

·         Scaffolding

      (Fabricated Type, Pump Jack Type, Bracket Type)

·         General Jobsite Electrical Safety

·         Stairways and Ladders

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About the Organization

Habitat for Humanity of Dutchess County Inc.

At Habitat for Humanity Dutchess, we build. We build because we believe that everyone, everywhere should have a healthy affordable place to call home. We build because we know that children are 25% more likely to graduate from High School and 18% more likely to attend College if they live a home owned by their parents. We know that children are healthier in family-owned homes. We know that a decent home gives families the strength, stability and independence that they need to create a better life for themselves and their children. We build with families not for families.