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Course Duration

Approximately 3 hours

Course Cost

Canadian Pricing
US Pricing

Course Topics:

  • 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 life lines and fall arrestors
  • Horizontal life lines and suspension trauma
  • Free fall 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

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Fall Protection Training 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 Certificate

Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available to download and print. Additionally, you can register for a practical skills evaluation with a registered instructor. A skill-based Fall Protection certificate is available upon successful completion of this practical component. Contact us to register today.

Course Assessment

Testing conducted in this online Fall Protection Training course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a certificate of completion. Users are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved on the first attempt.

Universally Compatible

This course is Universally CompatibleThis 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.

Leavitt Machinery offers over 50 knowledge based online safety training courses for both Canadian and US based customers. It is important to note, for some jurisdictions, select topics may require additional practical evaluation for full certification.