Fall Protection for Rig Workers (Energy Safety Canada)

Fall Protection for Rig Workers (Energy Safety Canada)
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Fall Protection for Rig Workers (Energy Safety Canada)

COURSE DESCRIPTION

The primary focus of this course is using fall protection equipment safely at height and includes hands-on training. This course was developed in conjunction with the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAODC).

DESIGNED FOR:

Workers and other personnel involved in drilling and service rigs.

TOPICS INCLUDE:

  • Basic concepts and elements of fall protection
  • Equipment inspection and care
  • Body support devices – harness
  • Connecting components and devices
  • Double-leg lanyards and work positioning
  • Cable ladder climbing systems
  • Vertical rope lifelines (VRLs)
  • Horizontal lifelines (HLLs)
  • Self-retracting lifelines (SRLs)
  • Hands-on training that includes:
       Climbing to height using fall protection equipment
       Work positioning, anchorage connection
       Transfer between fall protection systems

OUTCOME:

Upon successful completion of the prescribed practical skills and written exam, you will receive an industry standard Certificate of Completion, that does not expire. NOTE: This course is a prerequisite for Fall Rescue for Rig Work.

REQUIRED EQUIPMENT:

  • Approved hard hat with chin strap
  • CSA Approved safety glasses
  • CSA Approved safety toe footwear
  • Seasonal leather/cold weather gloves
  • Full length pants (no shorts)

Upcoming Sessions

Course Location Date/Time
Fall Protection for Rig Workers (Energy Safety Canada) Red Deer April 23, 2020 - April 24, 2020
8:00 am - 4:30 pm
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