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Fall Protection (OSSA)


AAE Safety – OSSA Fall Protection
(OIL SANDS SAFETY ASSOCIATION)

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Fall Protection – is a  one-day Oil Sands Safety Association (OSSA) approved program that is designed to give active users a thorough understanding of fall protection including fall arrest and work positioning systems that are available in industries today.

This course will ensure that students are well versed in dealing with fall hazards and provide hands-on experience/applications with different types of fall protection equipment.

 

What will I learn in this safety training course?

In this course, the following topics are covered:

  • fall statistics, definitions and the parts of a fall protection system
  • permanent, temporary and engineered anchors
  • energy absorbers /shock absorbers, lanyards, self retracting life lines, vertical life lines and rope grabs, as well, horizontal life lines
  • different harness types, uses, donning, and inspection
  • free fall, total fall distance and required clearance
  • control zones, safety nets, and fall protection on ladders
  • equipment care, maintenance, and inspection
  • fall protection planning, fall rescue planning and equipment requirements

This program is the standard for training not only in Alberta, but has been adopted across Canada. The Oil Sands Safety Association has done a great job of creating a level of excellence that is recognized nationally.

Along with the hands-on techniques, the instructor demonstrates three (3) actual drop tests with a CSA 220 lb. test weight. One of the drop tests demonstrated is to deploy a shock absorber for class discussion.
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Full participation, hands-on demonstrations and a written examination are required to successfully complete the program and receive certification which is valid for 3 years.

Check-In: 7:45am
Start Time: 8:00am sharp

Cost: $155.00 + tax
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Fall Protection Level II


General/Industrial

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1 Day (8 – Hours)     Certification: 3 Years


Fall Protection – Level II is a  one-day program that is designed to give active users a thorough understanding of fall protection including fall arrest and work positioning systems that are available in industries today.

This course will ensure that students are well versed in dealing with fall hazards and provide hands-on experience/applications with different types of fall protection equipment.

Along with the hands-on techniques, the instructor demonstrates three (3) actual drop tests with a CSA 220 lb. test weight. One of the drop tests demonstrated is to deploy a shock absorber for class discussion.
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Topics Covered:

  • Legislation
  • Ultimate User Responsibility
  • Slip, trip fall hazards
  • Scaffolding
  • Fall Protection Control Levels
  • Evaluation of Hazards in Various Scenarios
  • Potential Fall Consequences
  • Generic Fall Protection Systems
  • Selecting & Working with Assorted Systems
  • Components of a Fall Arrest System
  • Ropes & Ladders
  • Advanced Fall Protection Systems
  • Inspection of all Equipment
  • Rescue Equipment 

Full participation, hands-on demonstrations and a written examination are required to successfully complete the program and receive certification which is valid for 3 years.

Check-In: 7:45am
Start Time: 8:00am sharp

Cost: $155.00 + tax
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Fall Protection COMPANY SPECIFIC


Group Training Only

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6 – 8 Hours      Certification: 3 Years


Fall Protection – COMPANY SPECIFIC program is a 6 – 8 hour program that incorporates client specific policies, procedures and equipment into our core program to implement a specific training course using existing procedures, equipment, photos, case studies relevant to all workers involved. 

 Full participation, hands-on demonstrations and a written examination are required to successfully complete the program and receive certification which is valid for 3 years.

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Check-In: 7:45am
Start Time: 8:00am sharp

Cost:
Please call for pricing and more detailed information

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Fall Protection LEVEL III


(Fall Rescue From Height)

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 Days (16 Hours)     Certification: 3 Years


Fall Protection Rescue From Height program introduces participants to industrial rescue methods and emphasizes a planned approach to rescue where the acceptable rescue methods are determined in advance. Safety of the rescue team is considered before the rescue begins and stressed throughout the program.

This program consists of both classroom and hands-on sessions. The majority of this course is allocated to exercises where each student participates and practices different rescue methods. 

Written and practical tests are administered to ensure that the principles presented in the course are understood. Documentation is available to satisfy your company’s due diligence and regulatory requirements.

Students are encouraged to bring their own equipment for this course if possible. However we have and will supply all necessary fall protection and rescue equipment for this course.

OBJECTIVES:
Upon the completion of this program, students will be capable of selecting and constructing various rescue systems for raising and lowering casualties from height all the while using fall protection and belaying methods to protect rescuers during rescue operations.

Students will be capable of identifying the requirements for applying different systems that they might use in a rescue. They will also be capable of rescuing an incapacitated worker from a fall arrest systems and lower them from height.

This program focuses on conducting dynamic rescues in a work setting where co-workers or team members will be responding to a worker at height or suspended in a fall arrest system.

Topics Include:

  • Fall Protection Basics
  • Rescue Knots, Bends, Hitches and Applications
  • Casualty Packaging Options
  • Rescue Rope (Static)
  • Engineered Rescue Systems (Pulleys and Winches)
  • Inspecting Rope, Hardware and Descent Devices
  • Anchoring for Rescue Systems
  • Descent Control Devices (Type 2)
  • Secondary Systems
  • Safety Belay Systems
  • Z-Haul Construction

Full participation, extensive hands-on demonstrations and a written examination are required to successfully complete the program and receive certification which is valid for 3 years.

Note:
With any Rescue Program, it is strongly recommended to set up a maintenance program for continual training.

Check-up: 7:45am
Start Time: 8:00am sharp

Cost: $425.00 + tax

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