This course is intended for workers that will be required to work at a height or where fall protection is necessary as per WorkSafeBC Regulation, Part 11. This course combines both theory and practical training. The training includes instruction, hands-on demonstrations, and written exercises on:
1. Recognizing and evaluating fall protection
situations.
2. Putting together the best fall

This course is available for groups with a minimum of 7.
Please call 604-298-7777 for availability.

Price: $215 per person plus GST. + Optional 2 Hours Hands On $65 per person

Course Length: 4 hours, 1/2 Day

Method of course delivery:

20% Pre-Course Work (Self-study)
60% Real Time Virtual Training
20% Hands-on Exercises

Upon successful completion of pre-course requirements and real time virtual learning a 1-year Provisional certificate will be issued. Provisional Certification allows the worker to conduct their related safety work under the direct supervision of someone that has been fully trained and certified.

Students will need to attend and pass a hands-on testing portion at a scheduled later date to be able to graduate and receive the full course certification. (3 Year Certificate)

Course Record:

Fall Protection, Developed by Envirosafety Confined Space Equipment Inc., ©2015

 

*Provisional certification: This course requires the participant to demonstrate their competency by performing live exercises. During the COVID-19 pandemic a provisional certificate will be issued under these conditions:
a. For students who have completed a competency assessment by Envirosafety in the past 3 years, a 1-year certification extension will be issued after completing the virtual course.
b. For students who have not completed a competency assessment by Envirosafety, a 3-year certification will be issued requiring them to work under the direct supervision of a trained and qualified supervisor.
c. For students who complete the hands-on competency component within 6 months, a full certification will be issued upon completion. 3-year certification calculated from the virtual leaning date.

100% Written Test (passing score is 70%)

This course is intended for workers that will be required to work at a height or where fall protection is necessary as per WorkSafeBC Regulation, Part 11. This course combines both theory and practical training. The training includes instruction, hands-on demonstrations, and written exercises on:

  1. Recognizing and evaluating fall protection situations.
  2. Putting together the best fall protection solution for the application.
  3. End User inspection and fitting of fall protection harnesses and equipment

Topics of Instruction:

  • Introduction to fall protection
    • Fall statistics
    • WorkSafeBC Regulations
  • Hierarchy of fall protection
  • Fall arrest and fall restraint components
  • Equipment inspection
  • Fall protection considerations
    • Calculating total fall distance
    • Free fall distance
    • Swing fall
    • Lifeline angles
    • Suspension trauma
  • Fall protection plan
  • Fall protection knots
  • Hands on exercises
    • Set up a fall restraint system
    • Set up a HLL kit for fall restraint
    • Use a vertical lifeline fall arrest system
    • Perform a self-rescue

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