1 Day Fall Protection Recertification Training (WorkplaceNL)

Mount Pearl

Fall Protection Recertification course requires that you hold a current and valid certification for Fall Protection in NL.

Module 1: The Importance of Fall Protection Training
Who Should Attend?
This program is intended for both supervisory and non-supervisory personnel that may be exposed to fall hazards in the workplace. According to the Fall Protection certification training standard recertification is required every 3 years from the date of initial certification. Therefore, participants will need to be recertified with the WHSCC approved 1-Day Fall Protection recertification training prior to the 3 year expiry. If this lapses, then participants will be required to participate in the WorkplaceNL approved 2 day Fall Protection training again.
1 Day
Module 2: Roles and Responsibilities of Employers Who Develop Fall Protection Plans for the Use of Fall Arrest Systems or Personnel Safety Nets
Module 3: Fall Protection Legislation in NL
Module 4: Roles and Responsibilities of the Employers who must develop Fall Protection Plans
Module 5: Fall Protection System Forces and Clearances
Module 6: The Hierarchy of Controls and the Development of Fall Protection Plans and Safe Work Procedures
Module 7: Types of all Fall Protection Systems, Equipment and Components
Module 8 Fall Arrest System Equipment and Components
Module 9: The Use, Care, Storage, Maintenance and Inspection of Fall Protection Equipment, Systems and Components
Module 10: The General Requirements of a Arrest Rescue Plan
Practical: Inspect and don a harness; Connect to a Lifeline; General discussions on site specific issues; Modules – Test your knowledge (To be done in line with Modules), and Final Quiz
Practical Exercise

Portions of the practical exercise are incorporated throughout the training with a final practical assessment at the end of the two day program. The final assessment includes:

  • Selection of a fall protection system
  • Pre-use visual inspection and completion of a sample inspection form
  • Donning and adjusting the harness for proper fit in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions
  • Ensuring proper fit/use of fall arrest equipment using a body holding device while suspended

DMC’s curriculum has been developed and approved as per  WorkplaceNL and meets all requirements of the learning objectives.


Three (3) years