OSSA FALL PROTECTION

OSSA Fall Protection

COURSE OUTLINE

This 8-hour course consists of 5 hours of classroom training where participants will demonstrate knowledge of Alberta fall protection codes and standards, fall protection equipment, theory of fall protection; 1-hour Instructor/student demonstration of a pre-use inspection of fall protection equipment; 1 hour Instructor/student demonstration of a controlled weight transfer; and a 1 hour written examination.


WE WILL:

Upon successful completion of the training program, you will be knowledgeable and/or demonstrate proficiency in:  

• Eliminating fall hazards and fall hazard effects on individuals 

• Legislation & standards pertaining to fall protection 

• Employer and worker responsibilities 

• Recent statistical information, workplace incidents 

• Methods of eliminating, analyzing, preventing, and controlling falls 

• Rescue and escape planning 

• Pre-use visual inspections 

• Impact forces 

• Fall clearance 

• Fall protection systems 

• Fall protection system components 

• Proper use, care, and maintenance of fall protection equipment 

• Successful completion of a controlled weight transfer

  

COURSE OVERVIEW


Chapter 1: Introduction

Chapter 2: Fall Hazards and Effects on Individuals

Chapter 3: Alberta Workplace Health and Safety Statistics

Chapter 4: Fall Protection Responsibilities

Chapter 5: Hazard Assessment Process

Chapter 6: Fall Protection Planning 

Chapter 7: Fall Arrest Force and Calculation

Chapter 8: Fall Protection Systems 

Chapter 9: Review

Chapter 10: Practical and Theory Application/Proficiency Testing

Chapter 11: Review Questions – Fall Protection Systems

Chapter 12: References


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