Fall protection

Fall protection

Duration: 8h

Who is this training for?

All employees who are required to work at heights and use fall protection equipment in their work environment. There are no prerequisites for this training.


At the end of this course, participants will be able to work at heights in accordance with occupational health and safety regulations.


  • Applying occupational health and safety rules
  • Describing safety principles
  • Identifying operating conditions
  • Inspecting safety equipment
  • Handling safety equipment
  • Identifying security measures to be applied
  • Identifying the factors needed to develop a rescue plan
  • Describing inspection principles


  • Normative and legal aspects
  • Rescue plan (performance objectives: 10 min/unconscious – 15 min/conscious)
  • Accident prevention at the source
  • Group prevention methods
  • Access methods
  • Safety equipment
  • Scenarios


One 25-question written exam. The required passing grade is 80%. A supplemental exam is available.

* This training is only available in french

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Standards, laws, and references

  • RSST c. S-2.1, r. 13
  • LSST c. S-2.1
  • CSTC c. S-2.1, r. 4
  • ASP
  • L’Académie des pompiers : Travailleur en hauteur

All participants who have successfully completed the training will receive a certificate of competency.

Our certifications are recognized by the following:

  • Canadian Armed Forces
  • MELS
  • Transport Canada
  • SAAQ
  • Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission (CNSC)