OSSA Fall Protection


This program is designed to address the fall safety needs for industrial and commercial workers. Developed in accordance with requirements acceptable to the Alberta Construction Safety Association (ACSA) and the Oil Sands Safety Association (OSSA)

The goal of the fall protection program is to ensure that recipients understand fall protection safety principles as they apply to the work environment and how to correctly use fall protection at all times. Must have 100% attendence and pass a theory and a practical competency evaluation to achieve this 3 year qualification. 

In order to be reimbursed for the Fall Protection course you must be an eligible beneficiary with the IBEW Local Union 424. To inquire about meeting eligibility requirements and to complete a institutional reimbursment application contact the EITCA administrative staff prior to the commencement of your training. Upon successful completion EITCA requires a copy of your receipt showing and a certificate showing completion. Institutional application for reimbursement is located at the bottom of page. Reimbursment is set at a maximm of $200.00 per course, per member.

OSSA certified courses can be taken at the following institutions:

  • Air Extreme 780-439-3362 (tell them you're IBEW for discount) 
  • Fall Protection Group 403-270-2332
  • Touchback Safety 780-960-8766
  • Hertz 1-888-250-8480
  • SCS Safety 780-485-3585
  • CICT 587-585-2428 (Sherwood Park/Fort McMurray/Calgary)
  • Calgary OSSA Training - CICT 587-585-2428 or AIP Safety Ltd. - 403-202-2477 or Hertz 403-287-9494