Online Health and Safety Course

Fall Protection Theory Training

Why Health & Safety?

  • Course Length: 2 Hours
  • Course materials and certificate provided
80% grade required for pass
$49.95 CAD

What you will learn

This course will provide the necessary theoretical knowledge of proper fall prevention. Participants will learn the legal requirements under the following legislation. Understand the principles of basic hazards and controls of fall prevention. Ladders, scaffolds, powered aerial work platforms, protective covers, warning barriers and bump lines, guardrails. Understand travel-restraint systems, Fall-restriction & safety net systems, Fall-arrest components, Bottoming out, Pendulum effect, Emergency rescue. 80% grade required for pass

Participant will:

  • 80 people are injured every day in a fall at work, that's one every 20 minutes
  • Same-level slips and falls account for 65% of all fall injuries
  • Falls from heights account for 34% of all fall injuries
  • Nearly 20 % of all lost time injuries can be attributed to falls in the workplace


These falls are preventable. This course will provide participants the necessary theoretical knowledge of proper fall prevention, as well as their responsibilities when working where hazards exist. They will also learn how to properly inspect and use the necessary equipment properly as well as the controls necessary to reduce the risk of a fall.

Participants will:

  • Ladders
  • Scaffolds
  • Powered elevation work platforms
  • Protective covers
  • Warning barriers and bump lines
  • Guardrails
  • Fall-restriction & safety net systems
  • Fall-arrest components
  • Inspection of Equipment
  • Bottoming out
  • Pendulum effect
  • Emergency rescue
  • Responsibilities
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