Fall Protection Training

This online Fall Protection Training course covers the basics of fall arrest, travel restraint, and work positioning, including fall protection definitions, calculations, and rescue planning.

FALL PROTECTION TRAINING ONLINE COURSE OVERVIEW

This online Fall Protection Training course covers the basics of fall arrest, travel restraint, and work positioning, including fall protection definitions, components, fall calculations, equipment maintenance, and rescue planning. The course discusses the theoretical and practical aspects of using fall protection equipment for multiple industries, including construction, oil and gas, telecommunication, drilling and service rigs, power generation, and industrial environments.

FALL PROTECTION TRAINING ONLINE COURSE TOPICS

  • Fall protection statistics and case studies
  • Fall forces and speeds
  • Types of falls
  • Applicable legislation, including CSA and ANSI standards
  • Fall protection definitions
  • Hazard assessment, elimination, and control
  • Anchor systems
  • Connecting components, including snap hooks and carabineers
  • Lanyards
  • Travel restraint and work positioning
  • Energy absorbers
  • Self-retracting devices
  • Life safety ropes
  • Vertical life lines and fall arrestors
  • Horizontal life lines
  • Full body harnesses
  • Free fall and total fall distance
  • Maximum arresting force
  • Clearance requirements
  • Swing fall hazards
  • Equipment maintenance, storage, and labels
  • Pre-use and formal inspections
  • Manufacturer's instructions
  • Fall protection and rescue planning
  • Suspension trauma

Duration

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 120 minutes.

Testing

Knowledge Assessment

Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.

Certificate

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.

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