This course will provide training to students to excel above minimum industry requirements in fall protection. This course will help students develop the foundation of awareness for safe work-at-height with a pro-active approach to fall protection, equipment use, work-at-height safety, risk assessment and hazard analysis. Students in this class will have the opportunity to use the skills they learn through practical application.
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Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:
Explain the requirements for fall protection and the WorkSafeBC Occupational Health and Safety Regulations.
Explain the fundamentals of fall protection equipment and its proper use.
Identify hazards associated with work-at-height, and explain the importance of risk assessment.
Minimize fall distance and fall factor with work-at-height.
Utilize proper control zones to protect a hazardous drop zone, drop proofing work-at-height, lanyards, and netting.
Effective as of Fall 2015
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