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Fall Protection Training

Falls account for half of the industrial accidents each year in North America. These accidents can be greatly reduced by companies implementing a comprehensive Fall Protection Program designed to protect their employees.  Identifying hazards, and then deciding how to best protect the employee, is certainly a step in the right direction in reducing or completely eliminating falls in the workplace.


Course Duration: 4 hours


Theory Content:


       Accidents and their Causes

       Current Legislation and Standards

       Fall Prevention and Fall Arrest

       Types of harnesses and proper use

       Types of connectors: Lanyards, snap hooks, rope grabs

       Calculating Total Fall Distance

       How to prevent Swing Fall

       Shock absorbers. Types and how they work

       Equipment care and maintenance

       Anchor points. Engineered/Improvised

       Designing a rescue plan.  Suspension trauma 


       Written test


Practical Evaluation:

       Inspection of Harness and Lanyard

       Harness fit test

       Proper utilization of fall protection equipment currently in use.

*A wallet card and wall certificate will be issued upon successful completion of this program


Train-The-Trainer option also available. Please contact us for details.