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Fall Protection Training


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Training Duration:  6-8 hours (depending on student's skill and knowledge).

Calgary & Foothills Region: In person training at the customer's workplace.

Vancouver Region: In person training at our Surrey Training facility, or at the customer's workplace.

Course Literature: Accessible with our mobile application.

Training Card: Digital training card with hyperlinked class photos and course material. Valid for 3 years.

PPE Required: PPE requirements as per the workplace.

Student Prerequisite: None.

Large Employers: Access to OOSHEW's robust training database (training records from your employees and your subcontractors).


Course Summary

This training course is for workers who utilize personal fall protection equipment while performing work at heights, such as: balconies, bridges, formwork, ladders, leading edges, rebar, roof tops, scaffolds, towers and work platforms.


Theory Lessons

  • Applicable OH&S Regulations (Federal and Provincial).

  • Applicable CSA Standards.

  • Procedures for when fall protection equipment is not utilized.

  • Temporary guardrails and control zones.

  • Fall protection planning and rescue planning.

  • Selection of personal fall protection equipment (harness, lanyards, connectors, lifelines, anchors).

  • Work positioning, fall restraint and fall arrest controls.

  • Arresting forces from shock.

  • Temporary horizontal lifelines.

  • Fall clearance calculation.


    Practical Lessons

  • Inspection and fitting of personal harnesses.

  • Inspection and application of a variety of connectors and lanyards.

  • Inspection and application of a variety of anchorage connectors (beam clamp, concrete insert, roof anchor, slings, etc.).

  • Fall protection planing & rescue planning.

  • Fall restraint and fall arrest controls.

  • Setup of work positioning.

  • Setup of a horizontal lifeline.

  • Setup of vertical lifelines.

  • Setup of self retracting lifelines.

  • Self-rescue with suspension trauma straps.

  • Rigging a 1:1 pulley system and a 4:1 pulley system.

  • Rescue drill.