Resource and Industry

Fall Protection

Course Summary

Safety while working at height.

This course is intended for any person required to work at a height where fall protection is necessary under provincial occupational health and safety regulations. This course combines both theory and practical training using current, approved fall restraint and protection equipment. The training includes instruction, demonstration, hands-on and written exercises.

Course Details

Duration

1 day 

Format

Classroom and hands-on excercises

Participants

Minimum 10. Maximum 12.

Prerequisites

18+ years of age

Price

$225

Recertification

Repeat the entire course at a 15% discount every three years

Annual Training Maintenance

Click here to read about the options available for annual guided practice.

Required Equipment
  • Steel-toed boots
  • Helmet
  • Full body harness with dorsal attachment
Takeaways & Documentation

Certificate of Completion

Provincial regulations on fall protection

Handouts

FAQ

For more information on this course, click here to read our FAQ: How do I prepare for a rope course?

Course Content

  • Definition of fall restraint, fall protection, and fall arrest systems
  • Provincial fall protection regulations
  • Fall protection hierarchy
  • Guardrails
  • Travel/fall restraint
  • Fall arrest
  • Control zone and safety monitor
  • Ladder safety
  • Fall protection equipment, storage, inspection and care of
  • Proper connection and anchors
  • Fall protection system required calculation
  • Fall protection plans
  • Rescue and appropriate options
  • Fall protection concerns and solutions

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