Non OSSA Fall Protection Certification

Commercial End-User © Fall Protection Group

This industrial/commercial end-user fall protection program has been created by Fall Protection Group Inc., a leader in North American fall protection training. This program is designed to address the fall safety needs for any industrial and commercial worker working at any height, but who is not engaged in the Oil Sands sites. This program was developed in accordance with the Alberta Construction Safety Association (ACSA) and Alberta OH&S Part 9.

Non OSSA Fall Protection Objectives

The goal of this fall protection program is to ensure that recipients understand the use of fall protection as it relates to the work you perform at height. Various fall protection options exist; this course will identify which options best meet your needs, and give you the tools and knowledge to work at height safely. The learning objectives of this program are as follows:

• To Comprehend Fall Protection Fundamentals & Regulations
• To Understand Methods of Eliminating the Fall Hazard
• To Identify the Components of Personal Travel Restrain & Fall Arrest Systems
• To Understand Equipment Specifications, Limitations, Care & Inspection
• To Understand Methods of Proper Planning When Controlling Fall Hazards
• To Understand the Need for Rescue Planning & Preparedness


This program includes both theoretical and practical application and testing on the following topics

Non-OSSA Fall Protection

• Connectors
• Anchor Points
• Harness Fitting
• Rescue Principles
• Dynamics Of Falling
• Suspension Trauma
• Fall Accident Statistics
• Fall Protection Systems
• Fall Protection Planning
• Equipment Care & Inspection
• Fall Arrest System Components
• Governing Bodies & Regulations
• Clearance & Free Fall Calculations

Non OSSA fall protection certification is a 1 day (8 hour) course, including both theoretical and practical application and testing dependent on the total number of participants in the course. Certification is valid for 3 years from the date of completion.

Attendees will receive a non OSSA fall protection work book, supplementary handouts and a wallet card upon successful completion of this course.