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WFTR308 - Fall Protection for Rig Work

This 2-day course was developed in conjunction with the Canadian Association of Oilwell Drilling Contractors (CAODC). The course is intended for workers and other personnel involved in drilling and service rig operations. Topics include: fall protection principles, anchorages, body support devices, connecting components and devices, life lines and ladder-climbing techniques.

 

Hours: 16 (Lecture Hours: 8; Field Experience Hours: 8)

 

Total Weeks: 1

 

Prerequisites:

None

 

Non-Course Prerequisites:

None

 

Co-requisites:

None

 

Course Content:
Topics covered in this course are:
- Introduction to Fall Protection
- Principles of Fall Protection
- Anchorage and Anchorage Devices
- Body Support Devices
- Connecting Components
- Connecting Devices
- Lifelines and Ladder Climbing Systems
Appendix A Glossary of Terms
Appendix B Fall Protection Legislation (BC and Alberta)
Appendix C List of CSA Fall Protection Equipment Standards
Appendix D Additional Information Sources
Appendix E Case Studies

Appendix F Sample Fall Protection/Rescue Plan

 

Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course students will have an understanding and be able to demonstrate the following:
- Principles of Fall Protection
- Anchorage and Anchorage Devices
- Body Support Devices
- Connecting Components
- Connecting Devices

- Lifelines and Ladder Climbing Systems

 

Grading System: Pass/Fail

 

Passing Grade: 70%

 

Percentage of Individual Work: 100

 

Additional Course Comments:
A secondary exam is permitted.  If the secondary exam is failed, students must retake the course.

 

Text Books:
Textbooks are subject to change.  Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.
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