Online Fall Protection Training

Duration: Approx. 3 hours

This online Fall Protection Training course covers the basics of fall arrest, travel restraint, and work positioning, including fall protection definitions, components, fall calculations, equipment maintenance, and rescue planning. The course discusses the theoretical and practical aspects of using fall protection equipment for multiple industries, including construction, oil and gas, telecommunication, drilling and service rigs, power generation, and industrial environments.

Upon completion participants will be able to:

  • Explain the Importance of Fall Protection
  • Identify Fall Protection Systems and Components
  • Complete Fall Protection Calculations
  • Explain Fall Protection Planning Procedures

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Fall Protection Topics  

  • Fall protection statistics and case studies
  • Applicable legislation, including CSA and ANSI standards
  • Hazard assessment, elimination, and control
  • Anchor systems
  • Travel restraint and work positioning
  • Self-retracting devices
  • Life safety ropes
  • Vertical life lines and fall arrestors
  • Horizontal life lines
  • Full body harnesses
  • Equipment maintenance, storage, and labels
  • Pre-use and formal inspections
  • Fall protection and rescue planning
  • Please see the course description for full list of topics (CAN | USD)


Upon successful completion of fall protection training online, participants will receive a certificate of completion which they may download and print.

Testing on this course is designed to reinforce course material. Participants must achieve a mark of 80% or higher in order to receive their certificate of completion. If the pass mark is not achieved, participants may retake the course twice.

Fall protection print materials which further reinforce the information in this fall protection course are available online and may be printed off. 


Leavitt ​Cranes offers over 50 knowledge based online safety training courses for both Canadian and US based customers. It is important to note, for some jurisdictions, select topics may require additional practical evaluation for full certification.