Training: Fall Protection Equipment Inspection
Ensure your operators are using equipment that will keep them safe - it’s the law!
Take proactive measures to promote safety within your workplace in accordance with current local and federal regulations. By having one of our qualified inspectors check your fall protection equipment you will minimize the risk of injury caused by faulty, outdated or unsafe fall equipment. You will also have proof of your due diligence and show that a commitment to safety in the workplace was top priority within your organization.
This service may be provided on its own or as an additional part of our Fundamentals Of Fall Protection Training program.
- Increased employee safety and awareness
- Savings due to longer service life of fall protection equipment
- Lower potential liability, risk and exposure
- Compliance with OSHA regulations and due diligence requirements
- Increased effectiveness of your Fall Protection Training program through inspection awareness
An inspection by a qualified inspector must occur once a year in order to meet the requirements of CSA. Our inspectors are up-to-date on all the current CSA Standards and local and federal regulations pertaining to fall protection, including:
- CAN/CSA-Z259.1-95 (R1999): Safety Belts and Lanyards
- CAN/CSA-Z259.2.1-98: Fall Arresters, Vertical Lifelines and Rails
- CAN/CSA-Z259.2.2-98: Self-Retracting Devices for Fall-Arrest Systems
- CAN/CSA-Z259.2.3-99: Descend Control Devices
- CAN/CSA-Z259.10-M90 (R1998): Full Body Harnesses
- CAN/CSA-Z259.11-M92 (R1998): Shock Absorbers for Fall-Arrest Systems
- CAN/CSA-Z259.12-01: Connecting Components
Educate yourself. Depending on where you are located, below are just some of the requirements that may affect your business. Discover the legal obligations for fall protection equipment within your area today, and let us help you meet them!
Canada - Federal Jurisdiction
- Canada Labour Code - Part II, Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, Part XII Section 12.3: "All protection equipment provided by the employers shall be maintained, inspected and tested by a qualified person; and..."
Province of New Brunswick
- Employee shall use an Individual Fall Arrest System with a fall distance of <= 1.2 m and anchor strength of >=17.8 kN. The equipment should be removed from service if subjected to fall and inspected by competent person.
Province of Newfoundland and Labrador
- Fall Protection Regulations CNR 1165/96. Safety Belts and Lifelines 104/79 s32 60: (14) Belts, straps, harnesses...shall (a) be carefully inspected before use; (15) If an impairment of function is detected, the defective part shall be removed from service.
Province of Nova Scotia
- Revised Statutes of Nova Scotia. 1989, Chapter 320, Fall Arrest Systems: (5) Each component of a fall arrest system...shall be inspected by a competent person; (6) A fall arrest system that has arrested a fall shall be removed from service and inspected by a competent person.
Province of Ontario
- O.Reg. 145/00, Section 26.4 (3): The travel restraint system shall be inspected by a competent worker before each use; 26.4 (4) If a component of the travel restraint system is found to be defective on inspection...