Fall Protection

Protection contre les chutes

Target Audience

All company employees and subcontractors.

Course Objective

To ensure that all work done at a height and/or requiring tools to reach elevated structures is performed in a safe manner by all employees, subcontractors and contractors.

This training applies to all work requiring the use of a ladder, stepladder, scaffold, or elevator platform (forklift platform, scissor lift, and telescopic platform). The use of a harness and other personal protection equipment is also covered.

Course Content

  • Obligations and responsibilities;
  • Identifying fall risks;
  • Types of protection;
  • Inspection and maintenance of harnesses and lifting equipment;
  • List of risks associated with each type of equipment;
  • Prevention, restrictive and anti-fall system.

Educational Approach

Lectures, interactive activities, videos and practical exercises with harness and equipment.

Material Provided

Course outline.


An exam is used to assess knowledge.


Full course, 8 hours; recall, 4 hours.

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