Energy Safety Canada Fall Protection (Previously OSSA)


Fall Arrest Course Description:

As of October 31st, 2019 the Energy Safety Canada training course has replaced the OSSA-approved Fall Protection training course.

The ESC Fall Safety program was designed to meet the fall safety needs of industrial and commercial workers. The fall protection program ensures that workers understand the security concepts of fall protection and how they relate in real work environments.

To make this training available, Leavitt is working with Advantage Learning Solutions. Visit their website to register!

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

Fall Arrest Course Objectives:

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.

  • To Comprehend Fall Protection Fundamentals & Regulations
  • To Understand Methods of Eliminating the Fall Hazard
  • To Identify the Components of Personal Travel Restrain & Fall Arrest Systems
  • To Understand Equipment Specifications, Limitations, Care & Inspection
  • To Understand Methods of Proper Planning When Controlling Fall Hazards
  • To Understand the Need for Rescue Planning & Preparedness

Certification Structure:

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
  • Anchor Points
  • Connectors
  • Equipment Care & Inspection
  • Rescue Principles
  • Governing Bodies & Regulations
  • Fall Protection Systems
  • Fall Arrest System Components
  • Harness Fitting
  • Suspension Trauma

Course Duration:

The duration of the course is 8 hours and includes a mandatory written theory test (English only).

Course Materials Provided:

  • Workbook
  • Supplementary Handouts
  • Wallet Card Certification Upon Successful Completion of This Course