Competent Inspector: Inspection Of Fall Protection Equipment

Course Description and Goals

This 4-hour training course is designed for workers who, as part of their job, will be required to inspect fall protection equipment such as harnesses, lanyards/SRLs up to 10 feet (3 meters), anchor connectors, tripods/pots, sliders, and lifelines.

The training includes instruction, workshops, hands-on exercises, and real-life simulations. Participants can expect to use fall protection equipment.

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This course is delivered to meet either federal, or provincial regulatory requirements, as well as options for MOL and ESC approved courses.

A 3-year certificate will be issued after successfully completing this course.

Course Length

4 Hours

Method of Course Delivery

50% presentation, discussions, and demonstration
50% Student exercises


50 %Written test
50% Demonstration of physical proficiency
Passing score is 70%

Topics covered

  • Laws and regulations and standards applicable
  • Appropriate inspection standards
  • Life span of equipment and manufacturers' instructions
  • Inspection process for each type of equipment 
  • Inspection sheet
  • Practical inspection activities for equipment

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Competent inspector: Inspection of fall protection equipment

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