Training Courses


OSSA Basic Safety Orientation (BSO)


Course Code: 1905     Duration: 4     Industry: Fall Protection & OSSA

Overview

Upon completion of the OSSA BSO program, a worker can present their credential to participating Oil Sands Safety Association (OSSA) Owner Member sites (CNRL, Albian Sands, Suncor, and Syncrude) as proof of completing the orientation.

The course is an Instructor led interactive classroom program. The material is based on the OSSA Regional Safety Rules, including the 7 Life Saving Rules. The learning objective is to provide participants with a general awareness of safety initiatives.

Features

  • Effective July 1, 2015, the OSSA Basic Safety Orientation (BSO) has replaced the OSSA Regional Orientation (ORO).All workers must either show proof of completion of the old ORO or the new OSSA BSO.
  • Participants are required to achieve 80% on the quiz.
  • At this time, this credential does not expire.
  • Government issued photo ID must be presented to the Instructor.
  • You must be on time; late entries are refused.

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Fall Protection Oil Sands Safety Association


Course Code: 6116     Duration: 8.5     Industry: Fall Protection & OSSA

Overview

This full day end user program is developed by Fall Protection Group and is accredited by the Oil Sands Safety Association (OSSA) and recognized by the ACSA. The program will allow you to understand the use of fall protection, as it relates to what you do at height.

Various fall protection options exist, this course will identify which options may best meet your needs, and give you the tools and knowledge to work at height safely.

Features

  • Hazard identification
  • Regulatory bodies
  • Fall safety systems and planning
  • Shared and personal systems
  • Anchor points
  • Body holding devices
  • Connectors
  • Descent/Rescue - overview
  • Equipment care
  • Hands-on workshops
  • Fall arrest system evaluation (video analysis)

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6203 Temporary HLL Installation Program


Course Code: 6203     Duration: 4     Industry: Specialized Fall Protection

Overview

Temporary Horizontal LifeLines (HLLs) require specific training to ensure their proper system installation, usage, and inspection. There are design and usage factors involved with Temporary HLL systems which provide added complexity.

This half-day hands-on program will educate participants on the elements associated with these systems and the proper methodology for their installation.

Course Prerequisite: Fall Protection Comprehensive

Features

  • Fall protection oversight – regulatory bodies
  • Manufacturers? requirements
  • Anchorage strength requirements
  • Anchorage connectors and stanchion set-ups
  • Proper Line tensioning
  • Clearance tables and calculations
  • Understand the working specifications of systems
  • Inspection requirements
  • Equipment care

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Fall Protection Essentials


Course Code: 6208     Duration: 4     Industry: Fall Protection & OSSA

Overview

This half-day end user program will allow you to understand the essentials of fall protection as it relates to simple systems and work at heights. This course is suitable for individuals whose work environment is relatively homogeneous (i.e. where you work only within the setting of an aerial work platform). The anchor point is consistent and established and your equipment choice is static.

Features

  • Hazard identification
  • Fall protection oversight
  • Fall safety systems and planning
  • Shared and personal systems
  • Anchor points - strength requirement, types
  • Body holding devices – types and fitting
  • Connectors – basic lanyards, energy absorbers and SRLs
  • Equipment care

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6212 Fall Protection Working At Heights Program (6212 v1.0)


Course Code: 6212     Duration: 8.5     Industry: Fall Protection & OSSA

Overview

This full day program is approved by the Ontario Ministry of Labour, meeting the requirements of the Working at Height Training Standard. Our program is designed for workers in the Ontario construction industry who must complete the required training (Ontario Regulation 213/91 (Construction Projects)). This program consists of a combination of theory and practical modules and will provide students with necessary knowledge to safely perform their duties at height.

Features

  • Fall dynamics and hazard identification
  • Rights and responsibilities related to working at height
  • Ladder safety
  • Legislative requirements for worker fall safety
  • Fall hazard control and system options
  • Personal fall protection components
  • Rescue requirements and planning
  • Equipment care principles

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Fall Protection Comprehensive


Course Code: 6218     Duration: 8.5     Industry: Fall Protection & OSSA

Overview

This full day end user program will allow you to understand the use of fall protection, as it relates to what you do at height. Various fall protection options exist, this course will identify which options may best meet your needs, and give you the tools and knowledge to work at height safely.

The course material is energetically delivered by one of our highly qualified Instructors and includes hands-on activities, video analysis, and focuses on student participation.

Features

  • Hazard identification
  • Regulatory bodies
  • Fall safety systems and planning
  • Shared and personal systems
  • Anchor points
  • Body holding devices
  • Connectors
  • Descent/Rescue - overview
  • Equipment care
  • Hands-on workshop
  • Fall arrest system evaluation (video analysis)

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Fall Protection Equipment Inspection


Course Code: 6222     Duration: 4     Industry: Specialized Fall Protection

Overview

This half day program is directed towards individuals who will be tasked with the responsibility of establishing and maintaining a work site fall protection equipment inventory.

The course instructs participants on how to conduct formal equipment inspections on personal arrest system components. The course includes a combination of practical and theoretical learning approaches.

Course Prerequisite: Fall Protection Comprehensive

Features

  • Developing a managed on-site equipment care program
  • Equipment markings and tracking systems
  • Proper record keeping
  • Formal equipment inspections
  • Self-Retracting Lifeline inspection specifications
  • Storage - individual and group gear
  • Maintenance requirements
  • Manufacturer?s requirements

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Fall Protection Wood Pole Climbing


Course Code: 6231     Duration: 8     Industry: Specialized Fall Protection

Overview

Climbing wood poles can be hazardous if you don't use proper climbing techniques and fall restricting equipment. This hands-on program will address aspects of wood pole fall restrict equipment andclimbing to provide participants with knowledge to mitigate the potential fall hazards.

New climbers will have an opportunity to learn proper climbing techniques to feel more comfortable working on wood poles.

Course Prerequisite: Fall Protection Comprehensive

Features

  • Fall protection oversight & regulatory bodies
  • Fall restricting equipment
  • Assessing wood pole integrity
  • Equipment care - storage and maintenance
  • Equipment inspection requirements
  • Climbing techniques
  • Fall protection planning
  • Implementing a proper fall safety system

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Fall Protection Tower Climbing & RF Safety


Course Code: 6233     Duration: 8     Industry: Specialized Fall Protection

Overview

Climbing towers can be a hazardous without the proper climbing techniques and fall arrest equipment. This practical program will address these topics to ensure participants gain the knowledge to mitigate fall hazards and feel comfortable working on skeletal structures.

A secondary component to this program is education regarding radio frequency (RF). Understanding this hazard is paramount to any tower worker.

Course Prerequisite: Fall Protection Comprehensive

Features

  • Fall protection oversight – regulatory bodies
  • Fall arrest systems review
  • Work positioning equipment
  • Ladder fall arrester systems
  • Climbing techniques
  • Work planning
  • Free fall distance calculations
  • Clearance requirements
  • RF monitors
  • RF Safe working distance

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Fall Protection RR Bridge Climbing & Inspection


Course Code: 6235     Duration: 4     Industry: Specialized Fall Protection

Overview

This course is designed for those individuals tasked with the duty of climbing and inspecting (railroad) bridges.

This half-day hands-on program will review possible fall arrest systems for use during the inspection process, and will instruct on the proper climbing techniques to be used, and will review some of the potential hazards that may be encountered during this work.

Course Prerequisite: Fall Protection Comprehensive

Features

  • Fall protection oversight – regulatory bodies
  • Fall arrest systems review
  • Work positioning equipment
  • Climbing techniques
  • Work planning
  • Potential hazards related to maneuvering on a bridge structure

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6248 Fall Protection Qualified Engineer


Course Code: 6248    

Overview

This course is intended for engineers who work in fall protection and need to design or evaluate systems in accordance with CSA Z259.16 "Design of Active Fall Protection Systems" or ANSI Z359.6.

The program is delivered by Greg Small who led development of the CSA Z259.16 standard.

The course is divided into Level I and Level II. The two levels are delivered on consecutive 2-day durations.

Fall Protection certification is required. Available on the Monday prior at an additional cost.

Features

  • Level 1
  • Impact loads from vertical Fall Arrest Systems
  • Free Fall and Clearance calculations
  • EA and SRL deployment
  • Ballasted Anchors
  • Level 2:
  • Simple HLLs
  • HLLs with inline energy absorbers
  • Multiple Spans
  • Flexible anchorages
  • Thermal effects
  • Force Management Anchor Posts

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High Angle Technical Rescue I


Course Code: 6603     Duration: 8     Industry: Rescue

Overview

No fall arrest system is complete without the rescue of a worker who may become suspended in the system (outside agencies may not be readily available).

This course will provide students with the rescue fundamentals to execute the retrieval of a suspended worker in a basic situation. The mix of classroom and hands-on learning will not only examine base rescue tools and techniques, but will cover a proper rescue plan.

Course Prerequisite: Fall Protection Comprehensive

Features

  • Rescue requirements overview and regulations
  • Human dynamics
  • Rescue planning
  • Rescue principles
  • Essential rescue equipment
  • Self rescue techniques
  • Primary rescue techniques – raise and lower
  • Post-rescue protocols

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High Angle Technical Rescue II


Course Code: 6613     Duration: 8     Industry: Rescue

Overview

This program will build upon the knowledge obtained in our Rescue Essentials program. This program will provide students with exposure to a greater range of rescue equipment and techniques in order to address a wider variety of potential scenarios.

The course curriculum consists of practical hands-on learning, as students will be provided ample opportunity to develop their skills in simulated environments.

Course Prerequisite: High Angle Rescue Essentials

Features

  • Level 1 - rope skills and basic knots
  • Belaying and back-up systems
  • Tag lining
  • Descent control devices
  • Deflection lines
  • Victim packaging techniques for raising or lower
  • Rescuer retriever systems

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High Angle Technical Rescue III


Course Code: 6623     Duration: 16     Industry: Rescue

Overview

This course is specifically designed for individuals who may be required to perform a high angle rescue from various different situations (i.e. as a member of an emergency response team). Building on the skills and techniques from the Rescue Advanced program, this two-day program will challenge students to complete a variety of involved rescue scenarios, implementing primary and secondary systems.

Course Prerequisite: High Angle Rescue Comprehensive

Features

  • Incident response system
  • Level 2 - rope skills, knots, and hitches
  • Secondary systems
  • Free hanging rescues
  • Rescue scenarios – practice various work environment situations

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High Angle Rescue Theatre


Course Code: 6628     Duration: 16     Industry: Specialized Rescue

Overview

Working in a theatre, museum, concert hall, arena or similar settings provides unique at-height work situations. These environments require a specific approach to rescue. This program tailors the rescue techniques to these work environments.

Beginning with a review of fall protection principles, students move on to learn the various rescue skills and techniques in a hands-on environment.

Course Prerequisite: Fall Protection Comprehensive

Features

  • Rescue requirements overview and regulations
  • Human dynamics
  • Rescue planning
  • Rescue principles
  • Level 1- rope skills & basic knots
  • Belaying and back-up systems
  • Primary rescue techniques – lower and raise
  • Deflection lines and tag lining
  • Direct lower and counterbalance techniques
  • Suspension trauma - mitigation techniques

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High Angle Rescue Railroad Bridge


Course Code: 6631     Duration: 16     Industry: Specialized Rescue

Overview

This two day course is designed for bridge deck gangs, track workers or technicians who will find themselves working on bridges. After a short classroom session to establish the necessary theory content, participants will actively learn bridge rescue skills in the actual bridge environment.  

The first half of the field component will consist of learn the various rescue skills necessary to affect a proper rescue. The second half will teach participants how to combined this skil

Features

  • Rescue requirements overview and regulations
  • Rescue dynamics
  • Rescue planning / principles
  • Self rescue techniques
  • Level 1- rope skills & basic knots
  • Belaying and back-up systems
  • Deflection lines and tag lining
  • Primary rescue techniques – raise and lower
  • Bridge deck rescue frame anchors
  • Suspension trauma mitigation techniques

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High Angle Rescue Tower


Course Code: 6641     Duration: 16     Industry: Specialized Rescue

Overview

This three-day course includes is designed for workers who work on or around towers. This practical program will introduce different levels of rescue techniques to address situations which could be encountered in these work environments.

The techniques taught are based on using minimal equipment to safely release and lower suspended workers.

Course Prerequisite: Fall Protection Comprehensive

Features

  • Tower fall protection review
  • Rescue requirements overview and regulations
  • Rescue dynamics
  • Rescue planning / principles
  • Rope skills & basic knots
  • Belaying and back-up systems
  • Deflection lines and tag lining
  • Lowers and counterbalance technique
  • Suspension trauma - mitigation techniques

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High Angle Rescue Wind Energy


Course Code: 6643     Duration: 16     Industry: Specialized Rescue

Overview

This course is directed to the technicians and maintenance workers who need to service these structures.

The course will specifically address rescue within or on the nacelle, as well as the potential situation of a worker suspended on the ladder climbing system. Emergency evacuation from the nacelle is also practiced.

Course Prerequisite: Fall Protection Comprehensive

Features

  • Rescue requirements overview and regulations
  • Human dynamics
  • Rescue planning
  • Rescue principles
  • Level 1- rope skills & basic knots
  • Belaying and back-up systems
  • Primary rescue techniques – lower
  • Victim packaging techniques for lowering
  • Descent control devices
  • Suspension trauma - mitigation techniques

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High Angle Rescue Emergency Platform Evacuation


Course Code: 6651     Duration: 4     Industry: Specialized Rescue

Overview

Workers in bucket trucks, aerial work platforms, crane operator boxes and similar work environments face the potential of not being able to return to ground level. In certain situations, this can be very hazardous.

The goal of this program is to provide participants with the required skills to safely evacuate their platform. Using descent control devices, students will learn how to safely descend to ground.

Course Prerequisite: Fall Protection Essentials

Features

  • Essential fall protection review
  • Evacuation requirements overview and regulations
  • Human dynamics
  • Evacuation planning
  • Evacuation principles
  • Rigging ladder climbing techniques
  • Decent control devices
  • Step-by-by methodology for performing evacuations

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High Angle Rescue Pole Top


Course Code: 6653     Duration: 8     Industry: Specialized Rescue

Overview

This one day program addresses the potential for rescue of a worker suspended from a wood pole. Specifically, the course will address possible situations of an injured or incapacitated worker.

Using mannequins as victims, students will learn the techniques required to raise, disconnect and lower the victim safely using modern techniques and equipment. Students will enjoy the practical nature of this program.

Course Prerequisite: Fall Protection Comprehensive

Features

  • Wood pole fall restricting review
  • Rescue requirements overview and regulations
  • Human dynamics
  • Rescue planning
  • Rescue principles
  • Decent control devices
  • Lower techniques
  • Counterbalance techniques

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6880 Confined Space Entry & Monitor


Course Code: 6880     Duration: 8     Industry: General

Overview

Confined spaces can be an extremely dangerous work environment. Understanding and controlling the hazards provides workers with an ability to safely enter these environments.

This one-day program will teach participants to safely identify, assess, monitor and enter these locations. The classroom program will be combined with a practical workshop to allow students an opportunity to exercise the knowledge they have gained from the program.

The course material will provide students with an interactive and enjoyable learning environment.

Features

  • Hazard identification
  • Risk assessment
  • Classification of spaces
  • Atmospheric testing and monitoring
  • Control measures
  • Permitting and planning
  • Emergency response requirements

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Basic Fall Protection Program (US)


Course Code: 6904     Duration: 4    

Overview

This half-day end user program is based upon US OHSA and meets the definition of Authorized Person within ANSI. This material will allow you to understand the essentials of fall protection as it relates to simple systems and work at heights. This course is suitable for individuals whose work environment is relatively homogeneous (i.e. where you work only within the setting of an aerial work platform). The anchor point is consistent and established and your equipment choice is static.

Features

  • Hazard identification
  • Fall protection oversight - US OHSA
  • Fall safety systems and planning
  • Shared and personal systems
  • Anchor points - strength requirement, types
  • Body holding devices – types and fitting
  • Connectors – basic lanyards, energy absorbers and SRLs
  • Equipment care

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Fall Protection Authorized Standard Program (USA)


Course Code: 6914     Duration: 7    

Overview

This full day end user program is based upon US OHSA and meets the definition of Authorized Person within ANSI. This material will allow you to understand the use of fall protection as it relates to what you do at height. This course will identify which fall protection options may best meet your needs, and give you the tools and knowledge to work at height safely.

The course material includes hands-on activities, video analysis, and focuses on student participation.

Features

  • Hazard identification
  • Regulatory bodies - US OHSA
  • Fall safety systems & planning
  • Shared & personal systems
  • Anchor points
  • Body holding devices
  • Connectors
  • Descent/Rescue - overview
  • Equipment care
  • Hands-on workshops

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Certified Instructor - Fall Protection Oil Sands


Course Code: 7116     Duration: 24     Industry: Certified Instructor

Overview

This program will allow Instructors to deliver our Fall Protection Oil Sands program - accredited by OSSA (Oil Sands Safety Association). Candidates are provided with opportunities to ask questions and learn delivery of the structured course materials.

Course Prerequisite: Fall Protection Oil Sands

Required Application

Features

  • Fall Protection Group Certified Instructor designation
  • Program content knowledge development
  • Instructor materials
  • Theory test & teaching evaluation
  • Serialized student activations and reference material
  • Electronic presentation
  • Program updates & support
Price includes the 1 day prerequisite and the 6 month audit.

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Certified Instructor - Fall Protection Working at Heights


Course Code: 7212     Duration: 24     Industry: Certified Instructor

Overview

This program prepares Instructors to teach our one-day Fall Protection Working At Heights course (Approved by the Ontario Ministry of Labour - meeting the Working At Heights training standard). Qualified candidates will enhance technical knowledge and obtain the tools and materials to deliver this structured program.

Prerequisites: Fall Protection Working at Heights

Required Application

Features

  • Fall Protection Group Certified Instructor designation
  • Program content knowledge development
  • Instructor materials
  • Theory test & teaching evaluation
  • Serialized student activations and reference material
  • Electronic presentation
  • Program updates & support
Price includes the 1 day prerequisite.

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Fall Protection Comprehensive Certified Instructor Program


Course Code: 7218     Duration: 1 + 3 days     Industry: Certified Instructor

Overview

This program will provide prospective Instructors an in-depth understanding of the material in order to prepare them to teach our one-day Fall Protection Comprehensive course. Qualified candidates will enhance their technical knowledge and obtain the tools and materials to deliver this structured program.

Course Prerequisites: Fall Protection Comprehensive

Required Application

Features

  • Fall Protection Group Certified Instructor designation
  • Program content knowledge development
  • Instructor materials
  • Theory test & teaching evaluation
  • Serialized student activations and reference material
  • Electronic presentation
  • Program updates & support
  • Our Comprehensive program can be delivered in multiple jurisdictions and can assist worker mobility with minimal retraining.
Price includes the 1 day prerequisite.

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Certified Instructor Fall Protection Equipment Inspection Program


Course Code: 7222     Duration: 16     Industry: Certified Instructor

Overview

This program is designed to provide the prospective Instructor with an in-depth understanding of equipment inspection and the course materials in order to prepare them to teach our half-day Fall Protection Equipment Inspection course. Qualified candidates will be lead through the program to enhance their technical knowledge and obtain the tools and materials to deliver this structured program.

Course Prerequisite: Fall Protection Equipment Inspection

Features

  • Fall Protection Group Certified Instructor designation
  • Program content knowledge development
  • Instructor materials
  • Theory test & teaching evaluation
  • Serialized student activations and reference material
  • Electronic presentation
  • Program updates & support

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Certified Instructor High Angle Technical Rescue I


Course Code: 7603     Duration: 1 + 4 days     Industry: Certified Instructor

Overview

This program provides an experienced candidate with an in-depth understanding of rescue essentials and our course materials to prepare to teach our one-day High Angle Rescue Essentials course. Qualified candidates will enhance technical knowledge, rescue skills, practical delivery techniques and safety considerations, while obtaining the tools and materials to deliver this structured program.

Course Prerequisite: High Angle Rescue Essentials

Features

  • Fall Protection Group Certified Instructor designation
  • Program content knowledge development
  • Instructor materials
  • Theory test & teaching evaluation
  • Serialized student activations and reference material
  • Electronic presentation
  • Program updates & support
  • Note: A hands-on facility is required once Certified.

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Confined Space Entry & Monitor Certified Instructor Program


Course Code: 7880     Duration: 1 + 3 days     Industry: Certified Instructor

Overview

This program will provide prospective Instructors an understanding of the material to prepare them to teach our one-day Confined Space Entry & Monitor course. Qualified candidates will enhance their knowledge and obtain the tools and materials to deliver this structured program.

Course Prerequisites: Confined Space Entry & Monitor

Required Application

Features

  • Certified Instructor designation
  • Program content knowledge development
  • Instructor materials
  • Theory test & teaching evaluation
  • Serialized student activations and reference material
  • Electronic presentation
  • Program updates & support
  • Our program can be delivered in multiple jurisdictions and can assist worker mobility with minimal retraining.
Price includes the 1 day prerequisite.

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Certified Instructor - Fall Protection Standard


Course Code: 7914     Duration: 1 + 3 days     Industry: Certified Instructor

Overview

This program will provide prospective Instructors an in-depth understanding of the material in order to prepare them to teach our one-day Fall Protection Standard course. Qualified candidates will enhance their technical knowledge and obtain the tools and materials to deliver this structured program.

Course Prerequisites: Fall Protection Standard

Features

  • Fall Protection Group Certified Instructor designation
  • Program content knowledge development
  • Instructor materials
  • Theory test & teaching evaluation
  • Serialized student activations and reference material
  • Electronic presentation
  • Program updates & support
  • Our Standard program is US based and meets the ANSI Authorized Person requirements.

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