In Alberta, falls are one of the top three causes of workplace injuries. Fall protection, when used properly, can help to reduce the risk of falls and injuries. This Fall Protection (Alberta) course will teach you how to utilise fall protection equipment efficiently and how to prepare for falls.
The following subjects are covered in this Fall Protection (Alberta) course:
Hazards of Falling
The purpose and application of different fall prevention systems
The legislative need of fall protection
How do you pick an anchor?
Full body harnesses – specific purpose and function
Five different types of full body harnesses.
Connecting Hardware Requirements
Types of connecting devices that can be used
Shock absorbers’ purpose and function
Hazards of various fall protection system components
Maximum arresting force
Calculating clearance and free fall distance
Basic standards for inspection and care
How do you put on a complete body harness?
Fall protection procedures, rescue planning, and preventing suspension stress are all basic necessities
This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.
Average Completion Time
Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 3 hours.
Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 70% or greater.
Certificate of Completion
Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.