Online Fall Protection Alberta Edition

COURSE DESCRIPTION:univ_compabile-sm

Online Fall Protection Alberta Edition was designed and developed by Alberta BC Safety.  This course will provide you with the knowledge to help minimize fall hazards and protect yourself and others from serious injury. Upon successful completion, you shall be able to:

            • Explain the importance of fall protection
            • Identify fall protection systems and components
            • Complete fall protection calculations
            • Explain fall protection planning and procedures

Alberta legislation was used extensively in the development of this course as Alberta has some of the most rigorous legislative standards in Canada. CSA, ANSI, CEN and industry standards were also used. Although this course provides employers with a means of fulfilling their OH&S requirements, the course focuses on the safety of individuals working in the field.

COURSE DURATION:

Approximately 3 hours.

COURSE ASSESSMENT:

Testing conducted throughout this course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to receive a credential card/certificate. Participants are able to repeat the course twice if the pass mark is not achieved on first attempt. Supplemental materials necessary to complete this course can be accessed online.

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION:

Upon successful completion of this Online Fall Protection (Alberta Edition) course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing.

COURSE TOPICS:

MODULE 1: IMPORTANCE OF FALL PROTECTION

    • Statistics
    • Additional Training
    • Overview of the Alberta OH&S Act, Regulation and Code

MODULE 2: FALL PROTECTION SYSTEM COMPONENTS

    • Full Body Harness
      • Classifications
      • Pre-use inspections
      • Donning and doffing a harness
    • Engineered and non-engineered anchors
      • Pre-use inspections
      • Hazards and cautions
    • Connecting components
      • Carabiners and snap hooks
      • Pre-use inspections
      • Hazards and cautions
    • Life safety ropes
      • Pre-use inspections
      • Hazards and cautions
    • Fall arresters
      • Types
      • Pre-use inspections
      • Hazards and cautions
    • Horizontal lifelines
      • Hazards and cautions
      • Energy absorbers
      • Types
      • Hazards and cautions
    • Lanyards
      • Classes
      • Pre-use inspections
      • Hazards and cautions
    • Self-retracting devices
      • Types
      • Pre-use inspections
      • Hazards and cautions

MODULE 3: FALL PROTECTION SYSTEMS

    • Types of falls
    • Personal and collective fall arrest systems
      • Hazards and cautions
      • Personnel safety net pre-use inspections, hazards, and cautions
    • Personal travel restraint systems
      • Hazards and cautions
      • Control zones
        • Pre-use inspections
        • Hazards and cautions
    • Work positioning systems
      • Hazards and cautions
    • Ladders
      • Types
      • Pre-use inspections
      • Hazards and cautions

MODULE 4: FALL PROTECTION CALCULATIONS

    • Arresting force
    • Calculations
      • Free fall distance
      • Clearance required
        • Clearance required from a platform
        • Clearance required from an anchor
        • Clearance required from a D-ring
        • Clearance required with swing fall

MODULE 5: FALL PLANNING AND PROCEDURES

    • Fall protection plans
      • Hazard control
      • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
    • Rescue and escape planning
      • Emergency preparedness and response
      • Self-rescue hazards and cautions
      • Communication

What others say about the course

“20yrs in the Oil and Gas Industry. this is by far the best fall protection course I have ever taken. Very Good Job.”

Nathan H.Online Fall Protection

“No improvement needed it was a great learning tool.”

Chad T.Online Fall Protection (Alberta Edition)

“Very informative and very well structured.”

Wally B.Online Fall Protection

“The course was very clear (audio, video, still shots as well as most of the texts).”

Michael L.Online Fall Protection

” The course was easy to follow and easy to understand, everything was excellent.”

Skylar D.Online Fall Protection

“The course was well designed and well illustrated.”

Adam G.Online Fall Protection

“I have taken many online courses like this and find this to be one of the best I have seen. I don’t see how you could make it any better that it is.”

Peter P.Online Fall Protection

“It was actually perfect.  I don’t think that you guys will need to improve anything.”

Tekie A.Online Fall Protection

“VERY WELL DESIGNED.”

Stacey S.Online Fall Protection

How can we improve this course?  “This course is already perfect. No need.”

Hsa H.Online Fall Protection