Fall Protection WorkPlaceNL

Scheduled Course Dates

Course Date Location Delegates  
17th Mar 21 | 9:00 am Canada
24th Mar 21 | 9:00 am Canada
*Please contact us to arrange alternative course dates, if none of these are suitable.
*Courses cannot be booked less than 2 hours before they are due to start. Please contact us to check late availability.

Course Details

Section 1: Introduction to Fall Protection

  • Define Fall Protection
  • Discuss the Importance of Fall Protection
  • Identify Training Requirements

Section 2: Legislative Roles & Responsibilities

  • Role and Responsibilities of the Employer, Supervisor and Worker
  • Duties of the Occupational Health and Safety Committee, Worker Health and Safety Representative and Workplace Health and Safety Designate
  • Workers’ Three Basic Rights

 Section 3: Fall Protection Legislation

  • Fall Protection Legislation
  • Emergency Plan Risk Assessment
  • Standards

 Section 4: Fall Protection Planning

  • Fall Hazards
  • Requirements and Responsibilities of a Fall Protection Plan
  • Requirements for Additional Training

 Section 5: Forces and Clearances

  • Fall Protection System Forces and Clearances
  • Maximum Arrested Force
  • Freefall Distance
  • Total Fall Distance
  • Required Minimum Clearance

Section 6: Hierarchy of Controls

  • Hierarchy of Controls

Section 7: Fall Protection Systems Equipment & Components

  • Identify Fall Protection Systems

Section 8: Fall Arrest Systems Equipment & Components

  • Anchorage Point
  • Connecting Components
  • Shock/Energy Absorbers
  • Lanyards
  • Lifelines and Fall Arresters
  • Self-Retracting Devices (SRD)
  • Full Body Harness

Section 9: Fall Protection Scenarios 

  • Fall Protection Scanerios 

Section 10: Fall Arrest Rescue Plan

  •  Orthostatic Intolerance
  • Requirements for Rescue and First Aid
  • Responsibilities and Training Requirements for Rescue Personnel

Section 11: Accident/Incident Investigation

  • Requirements for Reporting Accidents/Incidents to the Employer, Commission, and Occupational Health and Safety Division
  • Responsibilities of an Accident/Incident Investigation Procedure
  • Roles of Workplace Parties in Accident/Incident Investigations


Practical Component

The practical component of the Fall Protection course includes the completion of a fall protection plan (risk assessment), the inspection, donning and the usage of a variety of fall protection equipment and components. The participant will perform a lifelike scenario to demonstrate the basic principles of fall protection.

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Requirements

Please note, participants will be responsible for supplying the following PPE to participate in the practical exercises for the majority of the course:

  • CSA approved Hard Hat
  • CSA approved eye protection
  • CSA approved safety boots
  • Gloves


Course Format

The Fall Protection 2 Day course format includes, eight hours of classroom instruction with the visual aid of a power point presentation and videos. The course also consists of eight hours of individualized practical training which consists of demonstration and individual hands on practice. Participants will also complete a written evaluation.


Course Duration

 Two Days (16 hours)


Course Book: $39.99 + HST (NSL: Working at Heights Handbook)