Fall Protection Training in Calgary

Operator taking fall protection training on a scissor liftLooking for fall protection training in Calgary? Leavitt Machinery can help. We offer in-class and online fall arrest training courses that meet the fall safety standards of industrial and commercial sites. The contents of these courses instruct operators in the core safety concepts of fall protection and general best practices. This ensures operators are given the tools they need for consistently safe operation. For more information on our in-class and online fall protection training in Calgary, contact us!

In-Class Fall Arrest Training in Calgary

This in-class training includes the theory and knowledge of fall protection to work safely at any height, on any site. Content within this fall protection course consists of video analysis, teacher presentations, and student discussion. This fall protection course includes theoretical and practical content designed to give participants a full understanding of safe practices.
Participants are tested on the following topics:

  • Fall accident statistics.
  • Dynamics of falling.
  • Fall protection planning.
  • Clearance and free-fall calculations.
  • Anchor points.
  • Connectors.
  • Equipment inspections and care.
  • Principles of emergency rescue.
  • Governing bodies and regulations.
  • Fall protection systems.
  • Fall arrest system components.
  • Harness fitting.
  • Suspension trauma.

Duration: This in-class fall protection training can be completed in 8 hours or less. Course durations vary based on class size, weather conditions, and other factors. Our Calgary Fall Protection Training is located at 55 Technology Way, Calgary, Alberta.

Online Fall Protection Certification

It can be difficult to set aside time for in-class training courses. That’s why we’re proud to offer an online fall arrest training program. The contents of this course instruct participants in safe operating theory and best practices. This fall arrest course satisfies the theory requirement for fall protection certification. Please note that most jurisdictions require further practical assessment and evaluation to award full certification. Please contact us to register for the practical evaluation upon completion of the online course.
Topics covered in this online fall protection course include:

  • 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.

Duration: This online fall protection course requires approximately 3 hours to complete. As an online course, it can be started, paused, and resumed as required. This allows for flexibility that fits any schedule or learning style.

For more information on our fall protection training in Calgary, contact our team! We’ll work with you to provide the perfect solution for your needs, budget, and schedule.

Fall Protection Questions and Answers

  • Why is fall protection training important?

  • At what height do I need fall protection training?

  • Do I need to have a fall protection plan?

  • What should my plan include?

  • Is Fall Protectiong Training Required for All Individuals Working at Heights?

Regardless of training requirements, all personnel should be properly trained in the best safety practices for working at heights. This will minimize the risk of injury and other safety incidents.