Fall Protection for Rig Workers (Energy Safety Canada)
Fall Protection was developed in conjunction with the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAOCD) and is intended for workers, supervisors, managers, and safety personnel involved in drilling and service rig operations.
This two-day Energy Safety Canada course includes:
- Fall protection principles
- Body support devices
- Connecting components and devices
- Life lines
- Ladder-climbing systems
The hands-on portion of the training includes climbing to height using fall protection equipment, work positioning, anchorage connection, and transfer between fall protection systems. Successful completion of the course requires that participants be able to climb to a height of approximately four meters.