OSSA Fall Protection

Provided on behalf of Fall Protection Group (an OSSA licenced provider).

This program was created by Fall Protection Group Inc., a leader in North American Fall Protection Training. The program has been designed to address the fall safety needs for industrial and commercial workers in the province of Alberta. The fall protection program ensures students understand fall protection safety principles and how they apply to real work environments. Students will understand how to use the equipment correctly and to use fall protection at all times.

Duration 8 hours
Certificate Valid 3 years

Students examine the components that create fall protection systems and review the governing bodies that control fall protection regulations and standards.

Topics Covered:

  • Current legislation and Regional Code of Practice
  • Fall Protection fundamentals
  • Fall hazard identification and elimination
  • Personal travel restraint and fall arrest systems
  • Fall distance calculations
  • Fall Protection equipment specifications, limitations, care and inspection
  • Fall Protection planning
  • Rescue planning and preparedness
  • Controlled weight transfer exercise

Evaluation:

  • Knowledge testing, including a written exam.
  • Practical test, where participants will demonstrate an understanding of fall protection components. Participants will wear, correctly adjust a harness and participate in a controlled weight transfer.