Training

Fall Protection

Winnipeg

Course Date: September 20, 2018


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Member Price: Member benefit

Associate Member Price: $50

Non-Member Price: $150

Availability: Regional and Site Specific

Prerequisite: Required For all Aerial Lift training programs

 

Reasoning

Falls from heights as low as 1.2 meters are a major cause of significant injuries and deaths. Legislation states that workers exposed to permanent work heights of over 1.2 meters, temporary work heights of three meters or any height where the surface they land upon can cause injury must have fall protection systems and training on those systems.

Goal

This course will provide learners with the ability to assess fall hazards, control the hazards if possible and use fall protection equipment properly. Upon successful completion of this course a certificate, and/or wallet card where applicable, will be mailed to the student.

Standards

This course is designed to meet or exceed provincial legislation and industry best practices.

Duration and materials

The course includes six hours of theory including instruction on how to wear fall protection. Learners will receive a manual which includes excerpts of the applicable legislation.

Target audience

This course is designed for supervisors, lead hands and workers who may be exposed to fall hazards.

Specific learning

Topics include the inspection, use, maintenance and procurement of proper workplace ladders. Fall protection training includes the principles, inspection, use, maintenance and procurement of proper fall protection and travel restraints. Specific subjects also include how to calculate safe tie off points for safe fall heights and clearances.