Fall Protection (OSSA)

Program Intent

This End User Fall Protection Program is developed by Fall Protection Group Inc. (FPG), a leader in North American Fall Safety. FPG is an OSSA Accredited Training Provider and provides end users with OSSA Accredited certification.

Western Canada Fire & First Aid Inc. trainers are trained and certified by FPG to deliver, on FPG’s behalf, this End User Fall Protection Program.

Note: Government issued photo ID must be presented to obtain entry to the program.

Course Overview

This one day program includes theory, tools and knowledge of fall protection to safely work at height. The course material is energetically delivered and includes hands-on activities, video analysis, and focuses on student participation.

Course Features

This program includes both theoretical and practical application and testing on the following topics:

  • Fall accident statistics
  • Dynamics of falling
  • Fall protection planning
  • Clearance & free fall calculations
  • Equipment care and inspection
  • Rescue principles
  • Governing bodies and regulations
  • Fall protection systems
  • Fall arrest system components
  • Harness fitting

Course Administration

The duration of the course is 8 hours and includes a mandatory written theory test (English only).  The certification is valid for 3 years from course date.  Government issued photo ID must be presented to the instructor.

Course Start Time: 8:30 AM
Course Duration: Approximately 8 hours

To view all upcoming courses and register online, please click here.

Our vision is to see every worker returning home safely every day. Call us at 780-469-4887 to register for your safety course today.