Bosun Chair Upgrade Training

8 Hours / 1 Day

This course is only for students with current training in fall protection and only provides a refresher of the hazards associated with working at heights as well as a review of the types of fall protection devices that are available for Bosun's Chair work and their intended use.

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This program's primary focus is hands-on training in all aspects of Bosun's chair use.

This program will meet the requirements of WorkSafeBC Part 11, Fall Protection, and Part 32, Evacuation & Rescue.

Main Teaching Points:

  • Review of fall protection
  • Components of personal fall arrest and descent systems
  • Inspection and maintenance of system components
  • Provisions for establishing a rescue plan
  • Written fall protection plan
  • Establishing anchors
  • Basic knots bends & hitches
  • Rope care and documentation
  • Protection around a leading-edge, presentation to an edge, descent tools and techniques utilizing a two-line system
  • Low and High point edge transitions
  • Self-rescue techniques
  • Ascending techniques
  • Small-team assisted rescue

 

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