OSSA Fall Protection Training - Irwin's Industrial Safety - Kelowna, BC

Open to Public This course is available for public registration as well as private on-site requests
Training Category
Health & Safety
Health & Safety Course Category
Fall Protection/Working at Heights
Course Information
Who is the course for?

Anyone who is required, by policy or legislative standards, to utilize a fall arrest or fall protection equipment in the workplace, must be certified to work at heights. This covers a broad spectrum of job titles based on the type of environments they work in. Examples would be roofers, electricians, construction workers, Arborists, boilermakers, scaffolder’s, power engineers and millwrights.

Topics Include:
Provincial legislation
Equipment; inspection, usage, and maintenance
Fall protection systems
Fall protection planning

As stated in the OH&S code part 9, a worker must be using fall protection if he/she is at risk of falling:
A vertical distance of 10ft (3m) or more
A vertical distance of less than 10 ft. (3m) if there is an unusual possibility of injury
Into a hazardous substance of object or through an opening in a work surface
Irwin’s is a leader in BC, Alberta, Saskatchewan and the North for industrial safety. We provide HSE for health and safety training, health and safety services, and safety personnel ... moreto protect your people and your assets. Our services are widely used in the Oil and Gas, Mining, Power Generation, Chemical Production, Pulp & Paper, Forestry and other heavy industries.

Our on-site personnel are some of the most qualified in the industry and specialize in plant turnarounds, shutdowns and outages. We bring customized solutions like Efficiency through Safety, Suits to Sneakers and rope access teams to our customers to add value to our services. With safety training facilities in Kelowna, Peace River, High Level and Calgary we offer professional health and safety training on a weekly basis.
Business Location:
Kelowna, British Columbia
Fall Protection Course Type
This Oil Sands Safety Association (OSSA) approved training provides workers in the Province of Alberta and on OSSA sites with the knowledge and certification to safely work at heights. ... more

Students will receive the most contemporary information and certification from a OSSA approved training provider.

This program consists of a combination of theory and practical modules and complies with Alberta OH&S Code Part 9 Fall Protection.
Maximum Participants:
12 students
Energy Safety Canada brings together the best of two industry leaders in safety - Enform and Oil Sands Safety Association (OSSA). Energy Safety Canada will be a respected, globally ... morerecognized authority with deep oil and gas safety expertise that improves safe work performance.

As a new national voice, Energy Safety Canada will advance the work of its legacy organizations, to reach a goal of zero injuries and incidents. Energy Safety Canada is focused on creating standards to help the oil and gas industry arrive at one clear, simple and agreed-upon way of performing work safely.
The Oil Sands Safety Association (OSSA) is a non-profit organization made up of representatives from Syncrude Canada, Suncor Energy, Shell Albian Sands and Canadian Natural Resources, ... moreas well as volunteer members from the labour providers, union, area contractors and learning providers.

Programs endorsed by OSSA have been designed for those workers who require fall protection when working at heights in the Province of Alberta and on Oil Sands Safety Association (OSSA) sites (Syncrude Canada, Suncor Energy, Shell Albian Sands and Canadian Natural Resources).
Cancellation Policy
  • Cancellations made 5 days before will be fully refunded.
  • Cancellations made 1 days before will be refunded 50% of the amount paid.
  • Cancellations made at a later date will not be refunded.
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