Falls account for half of the industrial accidents each year in North America. These accidents can be greatly reduced by companies implementing a comprehensive Fall Protection Program designed to protect their employees. Identifying hazards, and then deciding how to best protect the employee, is certainly a step in the right direction in reducing or completely eliminating falls in the workplace.
Course Duration: 4 hours
Ø Accidents and their Causes
Ø Current Legislation and Standards
Ø Fall Prevention and Fall Arrest
Ø Types of harnesses and proper use
Ø Types of connectors: Lanyards, snap hooks, rope grabs
Ø Calculating Total Fall Distance
Ø How to prevent Swing Fall
Ø Shock absorbers. Types and how they work
Ø Equipment care and maintenance
Ø Anchor points. Engineered/Improvised
Ø Designing a rescue plan. Suspension trauma
Ø Written test
Ø Inspection of Harness and Lanyard
Ø Harness fit test
Ø Proper utilization of fall protection equipment currently in use.
*A wallet card and wall certificate will be issued upon successful completion of this program
Train-The-Trainer option also available. Please contact us for details.