Fall Protection End User (OSSA-Accredited)

Course Details

Format: Classroom

Duration: 1 day

Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Prerequisites: N/A

PPE Required: None

Course Description

This 1-day Industrial/Commercial End User course is designed to prepare participants on the thorough understanding of the uses of fall protection. This course covers the many options that exist for working at heights, and will identify which option is best for your needs. This course is delivered in 8 hours that includes both theory and hands on activities using video analysis, and plenty of student participation. Each participant will be required to declare they are physically capable of performing the Controlled Weight Transfer. If a participant cannot partake in this activity, the OSSA accreditation will not be in effect.

Topics include:

  • Fall Accident Statistics

    Governing bodies and Regulations

    Dynamics of falling

    Fall Protection Systems

    Fall Protection Planning

    Fall arrest system components

    Clearance and free fall calculations

    Harness fitting

    Equipment care, use and maintenance

    Suspension Trauma

    Rescue principles

Upon completion of this course you will know how to:

  • Correctly choose, fit and use the most effective methods of Fall Protection

  • Have successfully completed the Controlled Weight Transfer

  • Understand equipment specifications, limitations, care and maintenance

  • Understand the need for prompt rescue

  • Understand methods of eliminating fall hazard

Note: Participants must achieve 80% or more in the written exam to meet the Minimum OSSA requirements.

CRSP Points: BCRSP has previously awarded CM points for this event. The current contains 8 technical hours and may be eligible for BCRSP CM points. See BCRSP web site at www.bcrsp.ca for CM point criteria.


  • Members: $165.00

  • Non Members: $175.00

*Prices do not include GST