Fall Protection Awareness (Burnaby)

Course Outline

Nearly 20% of all lost time injuries can be attributed to falls in the workplace. The majority of falls occur on the same level, while others involve falls to a lower level. The latter usually resulting in more serious injuries or death. But here is the good news – falls are preventable. This Fall Protection course will provide participants with an understanding of their responsibilities when working in areas where fall hazards exist, the use of and inspection of the required equipment and the critical controls necessary to reduce the risk of a fall.

Prerequisites

No previous training is required.

Certification

Certification of the fall protection course requires full participation and course attendance. Candidates must achieve 70% on an exam. Upon successful completion, the participant will receive certification that is valid for three years.

Course Length

The duration of this course is 4 or 8 hours.

Course Content

  • Lost time injuries and statistics
  • Fall Prevention versus Fall Arrest systems
  • Travel restraints
  • Employers, supervisors and workers general precautions and safe working procedures
  • Anchorage or tie-off points, D plate body harness, CSA standards, D ring connecting devices, lifelines, shock absorbing lanyards, horizontal and vertical lifelines
  • Hazards due to pendulum swings
  • Planning guidelines and anchor points
  • Rescue plans
  • Inspection of equipment including: harnesses, buckles, nylon straps, webbing, friction buckles, self-retracting devices
  • Donning a harness, step by step instructions and care, cleaning and life expectancy

Cost

4-Hour Program: $125.00 per person plus GST (all course material included).

8-Hour Program: $225.00 per person plus GST (all course material included).

*Please be advised we have a 3 business day cancellation policy.

*Please Note: If you are already registered for a class and you go to one of our other locations, in error and are late to your course, you will not be permitted into the class. If your class is on the weekend, please be advised there will be no office staff in to monitor the phones. Please ensure that you arrive at least 15 minutes early for your class!**

  • July 22, 2024
    July 22, 2024
    8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Venue:  

Address:
Unit 201 - 4199 Lougheed Hwy, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada, V5C 3Y6

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July 22, 2024show details +$236.25 (CAD)*  

* price includes taxes