Fall Protection Offshore

Scheduled Course Dates

Course Date Location Delegates  
17th Mar 21 | 9:00 am Canada
31st Mar 21 | 9:00 am Canada
14th Apr 21 | 9:00 am Canada
28th Apr 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
  • Work Place Injuries

Section 2: Legislative Roles & Responsibilities

  • Worker's Rights
  • Right to Refuse Prosess
  • Roles and Responsibilities of the Employer, Surpervisor, and Worker
  • Duties of the Worker, Operator, Employer, and Supervisor

Section 3: Fall Protection Legislation

  • Fall Protection Legislation
  • CSA Standards

Section 4: Fall Protection Planning

  • Fall Hazards
  • Fall Protection Plan (Risk Assessment)

Section 5: Forces and Clearances

  • Fall Protection System Foces and Clearances
  • Maximum Arrest Force
  • Free Fall Distance
  • Total Fall Distance
  • Required Minimum Clearance
  • Swing Fall Hazard

Section 6: Hierarchy of Controls

  • Hierarchy of Controls

Section 7: Fall Protection Systems

  • Identify Fall Protection Systems
  • Fall Arrest Systems
  • Travel Restraint Systems

Section 8: Fall Arrest Systems Equipment & Components

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

Section 9: Fall Arrest Rescue Plan

  • Orthostatic Intolerance
  • Rescue Procedure

Section 10: Incident Investigation

  • Define Incident
  • Incident Reporting and Investigation Guidelines
  • Reporting to the Commission
  • Investigation of Incidents and Reporting Boards


                                                                Pratical Component

The pratical component of the Fall Protection Offshore course includes the completion of a fall protection plan (risk assesment), doning and the use of a varity of fall protection equipment and components. The participant will perfrom a realistic scenario to demonstrate the basic principles of fall protection. 


                                     Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Requirments

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

  • CSA Approved Hard Hat
  • CSA Approved Safety Boots
  • Work Gloves


                                                                       Course Format

The fall Protection Offshore course format includes, 4 hours of classroom instruction with the visual aid of a power point presentation. The course also consists of 4 hours of individualized pratical training which consists of demonstration and individual hands on practice. Participants will also complete a written evulation. 


Course Duration

1 Day (8 hours)