Increase your fall protection knowledge.

It is an employer’s legal and, some would argue, moral responsibility to implement safeguards for workers, especially when their work puts them at risk of injury or death. Falls are by far the most common workplace accident in Canada. Understanding the standards, guidelines and regulations is only one aspect of providing a safe work environment.

Those outside of the fall protection industry can find themselves overwhelmed by CSA/OSHA regulations, ANSI standards, all of the terms, and variety of systems. What is the difference between passive and active fall protection? What is the difference between fall restraint and fall arrest? This material is meant to help you gain a better understanding of this and more.

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Fall Protection Knowledge Base

Hierarchy of Fall Protection

A tool used to rank the most effective methods of reducing the of a fall.


A glossary of terms used in the fall protection industry.


In Canada, each province/territory is responsible for producing occupational health and safety legislation.

Fall Protection System Performance

It is very important for users to understand the provided systems and equipment.

Personal Protective

Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is equipment worn by a person to protect them from hazards and injuries.

Annual Maintenance

Fall protection systems require inspection and maintenance by a competent person at appropriate intervals to remain in proper working order.

Frequently Asked Questions

Fall protection answers from fall protection experts.

Standards & Regulations

In Canada Fall Protection is primarily governed by provincial Occupational Health and Safety regulations. Federally governed companies are required to adhere to the federal regulations.


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