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Fall Protection

Learning Objectives

  • Identify the effects of free-fall and sudden arrest of free-fall on the body.
  • Identify the requirements for Fall Protection Systems.
  • Identify the requirements for equipment used in Work Positioning, Fall Restraint, and Fall Arrest systems.
  • Identify the requirements for proper use of Work Positioning, Fall Protection, Fall Restraint, and Fall Arrest systems.
  • Identify the action levels imposed by CSA regarding fall hazards.

Available in English

20 minutes

Course Outline
  • Introduction
  • Fall Dynamics
  • Fall Protection Systems
  • Equipment/Accessories
  • Fall Restraint/Arrest Systems
  • CSA References
Regulations
  • Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Code 2009, Part 9 Fall Protection
  • CSA Z259
  • Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations (SOR/86-304)
  • OSHA Standards, Title 29 CFR, Part 1926.503
  • OSHA Standards, Title 29 CFR, Part 1910 Subpart D
  • 29 CFR 1910.22