Note: The OSSA Fall Protection course will no longer be available as of October 31, 2019. OSSA Fall Protection certificates that have been issued will be valid until the expiry date.
This training is for those who plan on working at an oil sands specific work site. Otherwise, Western Canada Fire & First Aid Inc. (WCFF) offers an Occupation Health & Safety (OH&S) compliant Fall Protection course.
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.
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.
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
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