Hands-On Safety Training

IWCA Safety Training and OSHA Regulations

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is actively enforcing the newly revised Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Subpart D Walking and Working Surfaces and Fall Protection for General Industry.

There are TEN new sections in the revised regulations and SIX of them directly apply to professionals in the window cleaning industry!  They are:

OSHA CFR 1910 Subpart D-Walking-Working Surfaces & Fall Protection-Sections


1910.21          Scope & Definitions

1910.23          Ladders

1910.27          Scaffolds & Rope Descent Systems

1910.28          Duty to Have Fall Protection & Falling Object Protection

1910.29          Fall Protection Systems Criteria and Practices

1910.30          Training Requirements


Now more than ever it is extremely important that your company has the most up-to-date training possible, which is why the IWCA Safety Training Program is such a great value.  By investing one day, you and your team are able to experience in-depth classroom and hands-on safety training developed and taught by industry experts in the field.


What the IWCA Safety Training Program covers

This course is designed to provide expert instruction specific to the professional window cleaning industry.  If you do residential or commercial high rise, the IWCA Safety Program will provide you with comprehensive safety training covering the following topics which meet and exceed OSHA requirements.

  • Job Hazard Analysis (JHA) & Pre-Planning
  • Fall Protection & Falling Object Protection
  • Fall Protection Equipment-Use, Inspection & Maintenance
  • Transportable Ladders-Use, Inspection & Maintenance
  • Rope Descending Systems-Use, Inspection & Maintenance
  • Rope Descending Systems-Proper Rigging & Rescue Techniques

This is a day long program and attendees will receive a Safety Training Certificate from the IWCA who is nationally recognized as the premier Association for Window Cleaning Safety. A sample certificate can be found below.


IWCA Safety Training Certificate SAMPLE


IWCA Safety Training ON LOCATION

Bring the IWCA Safety Training Program to your location!  A course instructor would travel to your site and deliver the Program, using your equipment and facility.  On location Programs may also be specifically designed to meet your needs with OSHA compliance.

On location training helps reduce travel costs and is recommended for those groups which may have a high number of attendees such as larger companies, groups of companies or associates such as suppliers or manufacturers in the industry.

How Can You Take IWCA Safety Training?

To register for the next scheduled IWCA Safety Training Program, call the IWCA at 800-875-4922 or email to info@iwca.org for schedule and pricing.

If you are interested in ON LOCATION IWCA Safety Training, contact the IWCA Safety Director, Stefan Bright by email at sbright@iwca.org for availability and pricing.


Expert Safety Services – Affiliate Trainer – Mike Draper


Expert Safety Services is a fully insured company providing safety training and consulting. We teach classes both in a general enrollment and private classroom setting, explaining and teaching safety from the perspective of OSHA 1910 General Industry Standard.

Our Window Cleaner Safety Program has been approved by the International Window Cleaning Association (IWCA) and Expert Safety Services is an approved safety training provider.

Our Pressure Washing Safety Program has been approved by the Power Washers of North America (PWNA). Expert Safety Services consults and teaches to this industry with the full backing of the PWNA.

In addition to these programs we teach we offer individualized Safety Consulting to companies and building owners in the areas of Job Hazard Analysis, Work Plans, Safety Programs, OSHA Citations and Inspections.

If you are interested in having Expert Safety Services teach your next Training Course, call/email Mike Draper at 309-530-1215 or mike@expertsafetyservices.com