A: Today “comtrain” is a term recognized as a Tower Climbing Certification.
ComTrain was the company that started offering tower climbing training and certificates to professionals that perform maintenance and repair on towers. Over the past 20 years, the term “comtrain” has become a common and generic name for Tower Climbing Certification, especially in the United States.
A: Just as “comtrain” is being used as the term for tower climbing training, the comtrain certification is commonly used to describe the certification that is issued when a student completes a tower climbing training from a reputable provider or a certified trainer.
The ComTrain company issues its own certification with the logo of the word “ComTrain” on top. However, the Safety One Training Certificate is recognized by many as standard in the tower climbing industry.
A: Comtrain is recognized as a generic name for a variety of tower climbing safety and rescue training courses. Typically, comtrain classes include the following Tower Climbing Training Certifications:
A: A typical tower climbing certification, including Safety One certifications and the ComTrain Company’s certifications, follow industry standard and are valid for two years.
A:To be compliant with current OSHA regulations, tower companies require documented training on the hazards faced by climbers as well as methods to provide for prompt rescue before access is granted to a tower location.
Depending on the level of certifications and the training provider, your training could take one to four days or even more:
Safety One Training’s tower classes provide climbers with the skills and hands-on experience required to safely access work areas on self-support, guyed or monopole towers while remaining 100% attached and compliant with the most recent OSHA regulations.
Students that successfully demonstrate the technical knowledge and hands-on skills associated with this class will be provided with a Safety One Certificate and wallet ID card, both are recognized by Black and Veatch, Crown Castle, American Towers, and other tower companies worldwide.