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Advanced Fall Prevention Principles Training for Engineers: 3 days

The Advanced Fall Prevention Principles for Engineers is aimed at engineers who are called upon to design and certify fall protection systems. At the end of the training session, participants will be able to understand the challenges involved in fall prevention.

Level: Fall Protection Qualified Person
Number of participants: maximum of 12
Length: 3 days


  • Master the principle of eliminating fall risks at the source
  • Know best practices in the field of fall protection
  • Know the resources and the tools available in the field of fall prevention

Training Themes:

Theme 1 References

  • An Act respecting occupational health and safety
  • Regulation respecting occupational health and safety
  • Safety Code for the construction industry
  • CSA Z259 Standard
  • Internal company policies

Theme 2 Fall Protection Principles and Methods

  • Primary and alternate systems
  • Means of access
  • Elimination of risks at the source
  • Standard training plan

Theme 3 Risk Analysis

  • Identification of risks during the planning stage
  • Identification of risks by users on the ground
  • Evaluation of the height of falls
  • Suspension, self-rescue and rescue trauma
  • Hands-on practice in risk identification

Theme 4 Fall Protection Equipment

  • Seven (7) critical elements
  • Group protection
  • Temporary and permanent anchor systems
  • Harnesses, straps as well as retractable and vertical lifelines
  • Data Sheet Catalogue
  • Hands-on training

Theme 5 Inspection and Maintenance

  • Prior inspection
  • Formal inspection and inspection record

Theme 6 Design of Fall Prevention Systems

  • Engineer's role
  • CSA Z259.16-15 Standard
  • Hands-on training
  • Conclusion

Trainer: Marc-André Pilon, Vice President

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