Prerequisite: Candidate must bring in government issued picture i.d.
Dates: Can be made by appointment. Check calendar for suggested dates.
Confined spaces may have restricted entrances or exits or have atmospheric hazards. Gas and chemical hazards that have acute or chronic effects are H2S, Oxygen deficiency and enrichment, Carbon Monoxide, Ammonia and Benzene. This chemicals could lead to flammable, explosive, corrosive or toxic environments. Confined spaces might have physical hazards such as rotating or reciprocating equipment, overhead hazards, slippery surfaces and electrocution or extreme weather conditions. Part 5 of the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Act is covered in this theory program. Both Entrants and Monitor responsibilities are highlighted. This is a 6 hour plus seminar.
Content includes: fall protection theory and statistics, arrest and restraint systems, the ABC’s of fall protection, fall protection plan and rescue plan calculation of the physics of a fall including free fall distance, total fall distance, clearance and maximum arrest force. Applicable legislation, Part 9 of the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Code, Code of Practice and industry recommended practices.