Course Code: 004

80 people are injured every day in a fall at work, that’s one every 20 minutes.
Same-level slips and falls account for 65% of all fall injuries.
Falls from heights account for 34% of all fall injuries.
These falls are preventable.  This course will provide the necessary theoretical knowledge of proper fall prevention.

Men working on high riseParticipants will:

  • Review the legal requirements under the current industrial regulations.
  • Understand the principles of basic hazards and controls of fall prevention pertaining to: Ladders, Powered elevation work platforms, Protective covers, Warning barriers and bump lines & Guardrails.
  • Understand travel-restraint systems.
  • Fall-restriction & safety net systems
  • Fall-arrest components
  • Bottoming out
  • Pendulum effect
  • Emergency rescue
  • Hazards assessment of task and risk management

Interactive presentations, group discussions and videos.
Employees who are at risk of falling
  • Up to 3.5 hours and will include a harness inspection and donning.