This course will ensure that participants can demonstrate an understanding of the following:
WorkSafe BC standard requirements regarding guardrails, fall restraint versus fall arrest, ladders and work platforms.
Legislation as it relates to fall protection hierarchy:
- Fall protection plan
- Anatomy of a fall
- Harness fit
- Rescue & site management
- Types of falls and effects
Participants will learn how to recognize, evaluate and control hazards, as well as complete a hazard assessment, fall arrest calculations, proper donning and doffing of fall protection equipment and how to inspect the equipment.