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Online Fall Protection Training

Fall protection training is required for MEWP operators in most jurisdictions to ensure safety. That’s why Leavitt Machinery offers an in-depth fall protection online course. This online fall protection training gives an overview of fall arrest, travel restraint, work positioning, equipment maintenance, and other core topics. The content of this course uses MEWPs from various industries to illustrate fall protection theory and practical knowledge. Upon completion of this course, users will have the knowledge they need for effective fall protection safety. Please note that most jurisdictions require additional practical evaluation to award full certification. For more information, contact our operator training team today!

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  • Fall protection definitions, statistics, and case studies.
  • Types of falls, fall forces, and speeds.
  • Applicable legislation, including CSA and ANSI standards.
  • Swing fall hazards and hazard assessment, elimination, and control.
  • Connecting components, including snap hooks and carabiners.
  • Lanyards and anchor systems.
  • Travel restraint and work positioning.
  • Energy absorbers and self-retracting devices.
  • Life safety ropes and full-body harnesses.
  • Vertical lifelines and fall arrestors.
  • Horizontal lifelines and suspension trauma.
  • Freefall and total fall distance.
  • Maximum arresting force.
  • Clearance requirements.
  • Equipment maintenance, storage, and labels.
  • Pre-use and formal inspections.
  • Manufacturer's instructions.
  • Fall protection and rescue planning.

Online Fall Protection Course Duration

This online fall protection training requires approximately 3 hours to complete. It can be started, paused, and resumed as needed.

Assessment and Completion

Testing is conducted at the end of this fall protection online course to reinforce the content presented. Participants are given up to three attempts to achieve a score of at least 80% or higher. Upon passing this test, a certificate of completion is awarded to download and print. Please note that most jurisdictions require additional practical evaluation to award full certification.

Leavitt Machinery is a leading provider of equipment operator training and general safety training. Whether you’re looking for MEWP operator training, flagging training, or an online first aid course, we can help. With hundreds of courses in our lineup, we provide complete training solutions for all operations and individuals. Our team will work with you to provide a tailored training program for your unique needs, schedule, and budget.

Select courses are also available with multiple language options. Take a look at the full list of courses we have available for Canada (English, Spanish, French) and the USA ( English, Spanish, French)!

Not ready for the Advanced Rigging and Slinging training? Basic Rigging or Intermediate Rigging options are also available.