Fall Protection / Heights Awareness

Fall Protection / Heights Awareness

Course Description

Fall Protection/Working at Heights Awareness

Energy Safety Canada Fall Protection Course is offered on demand. Please contact us for more information.
Course Outline

Our fall protection training courses are designed with the objective of creating safer work environments. Classes include technical knowledge along with hands-on practical exercises where students practice what they have learned. This ensures they leave with the skills they will need to do their job safely. Classes have a 12 to 1 student to instructor ratio. This allows for increased practical hands-on training time which results in a better trained, safer worker on the job. Upon successful completion of this course, participants will receive a certificate for fall protection awareness,

Course Outline Prerequisite: Must be physically Fit Course duration: 1 day (8 hours)


  • Relevant legislation, regulations, CSA standards and industry best practices
  • Fall protection procedures and plans
  • Four key elements of fall protection
  • Fall restraint versus fall arrest
  • Fall protection system design and selection considerations
  • Vertical, horizontal, combination • Clearance requirements • Impact and static forces
  • Energy absorbing devices
  • Personal, system
  • Anchorage requirements
  • Vertical, horizontal, swing falls
  • Connecting means
  • Lanyards, self-retracting devices, carabiners, personal energy absorbers
  • Body holding devices
  • Full body harness types, uses, etc. PRACTICAL EXERCISES
  • Completion of a fall protection plan
  • Full body harnesses – untangling, donning, adjusting, inspection
  • Fall protection practical use
  • Vertical systems, horizontal systems, combination systems
  • Ladder climbing techniques
  • Fall protection equipment inspections and logging of inspection requirements
  • Fall protection equipment care and storage TRAINEE QUALIFICATION
  • Evaluation and determination of the trainee’s knowledge retention by means of both a written test for the theory portion of the course and a proficiency checklist for the practical portion

Duration: 8 hours

Certification is good for 3 years.

Course Registration

Registering For Fall Protection / Heights Awareness

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