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OOSHEW

Fall Protection

Description

Training Cost: $200/student

Training Duration: 4 Hours
Delivery Method: In Person
Prerequisite: None
Supplies Required: CSA approved work boots and hard hat, safety glasses, gloves.

Combo This Training With: Boom Lift, Scissor Lift, Bucket Truck

 

Summary

This training course is for workers who perform work at heights.

Examples: Roofs, towers, bridges, scaffolds, leading edges, ladders, rebar, aerial work platforms, etc.

Theory Lesson Includes:

  • Applicable Federal and Provincial OH&S Regulations and applicable CSA standards.
  • Procedures in place of fall protection equipment.
  • Temporary guardrails and control zones.
  • Fall protection planning and rescue planning.
  • Selection of personal fall protection equipment (harness, lanyard, connectors).
  • Work positioning, fall restraint and fall arrest controls.
  • Arresting forces from shock.
  • Temporary horizontal lifelines.
  • Fall clearance calculation.

Practical Lessons Include:

  • Inspection and fitting of personal harness.
  • Inspection and application of a variety of connectors (carabiners, SRL, lanyards, lifeline & line grab, etc.).
  • Inspection and application of a variety of anchors (beam clamp, concrete insert, roof anchor, etc.).
  • Fall protection plan & rescue plan.
  • Setup of fall restraint and fall arrest controls.
  • Self rescue with suspension trauma straps.
  • Rigging a 1:1 pulley system and a 4:1 pulley system.

     

    Applicable OH&S Regulations and Standards

    Canada Labour Code Part II

    • Part 3.8 Guardrails and Toe Boards
    • Part 12.10 Fall Protection Systems

      Alberta OH&S

      • Part 3 Specification and Certification
      • Part 9 Fall Protection

        British Columbia OH&S

        • Part 11 Fall Protection

          Canadian Standards Association

          Z259.1-05 (R2015) Body Belts and Saddles for Work Positioning and Travel Restraint (2015)
          Z259.2.2-14 Self-Retracting Devices (2014)
          Z259.2.3-16 Descent Devices (2016)
          Z259.2.5-12 Fall Arresters, Vertical Lifelines and Rails (2012)
          Z259.10-12 Fully Body Harnesses (2012)
          Z259.11-05 (R2015) Energy Absorbers and Lanyards (2015)
          Z259.12-11 (R2016) Connecting Components for Personal Fall Arrest Systems (2016)
          Z259.14-12 Fall Restrict Equipment for Wood Pole Climbing (2012)
          Z259.15-12 Anchorage Connectors (2012)
          Z259.16-15 Design of Active Fall Protection Systems (2015)