Fall Protection User / Rescue: Instructor Led

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Course Duration:

14 Hours

Scope of Training: This course gives added reinforcement for the need to have proven safe operating procedures (including the need for site specific policies i.e. fall rescue plan etc.) and the necessary equipment to accomplish a safe and efficient operation. The course also exposes delegates to new equipment technology and equipment options for different situations that may be encountered on the job. Also covered in this course are fall rescue plans and rescue equipment to accomplish a safe and efficient rescue. The Fall Protection User part of the course covers applicable legislation and regulations regarding fall arrest protection, fall protection hazard assessment, planning and a practical component involving hands-on exercises with fall protection system equipment. This course will involve hands-on scenarios that will include choosing proper fall protection equipment, recognizing fall hazards, planning tasks at elevation, and helps to insure you meet your obligation under the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations.

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Course typically offered every Wednesday at 8:00am, or available upon request. Call us at 877.593.8693 to reserve your seat or for more information.

Course Objectives: At the completion of the course delegates will have gained useful knowledge in the following:

  • Fall hazard elimination and control methods
  • Applicable fall protection and rescue regulations
  • How to assess fall hazards to determine rescue methods
  • Responsibilities of designated persons under ANSI Z359.2
  • Detailed inspection and record keeping of rescue equipment components and systems
  • Assessment of rescue systems and how to determine when a system is unsafe
  • Development of written fall protection and rescue procedures; and
  • Selection and use of non-certified anchorages.
  • Discuss falling hazards specific to your situation(s)
  • Explain the physics of fall arrest
  • State the reason for harness inspection prior to each use
  • Perform a harness inspection
  • Determine the capacity of fall arrest equipment
  • List environmental concerns
  • Explain the proper connection to anchor points
  • Don and properly fit a harness (each participant)
  • Use the harness and make appropriate adjustments for correct fit
  • Describe proper storage of a harnesses
  • Demonstrate his/her ability to use the “First Man Up” pole

At the end of this course, you will have 2 attempts to achieve an 80% or above on the final exam to receive your Certificate of Achievement!  Enjoy the course, and please fill out the survey at the end!

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