North Guard Fall Protection
North Guard
8520 73 Avenue
Edmonton, AB T6C DE4

Services

North Guard Fall Protection Inc. are Certified Installers of Latchways Mansafe Fall Protection, Certified MSA Installers, and distributors for Spanco/Rigid Lifeline Rail Systems.

North Guard are also Authorized distributors of the Latchways Self Retracting Lifelines, an innovation in fall protection that allows for onsite certification. This SRL has a documented arresting distance  unmatched by any other manufacturer making it the choice of systems where clearance distance is an issue.

North Guard also provides the latest in personal rescue, the Latchways Personal Rescue Device (PRD).  This harness has an integrated rescue device built in which allows he user to simply pull on a webbing strap, and gently and safely rappell down 66 feet (20M) to safety.  In the event of injury, there is the ability for the device to be activated simply with a rescue pole or another worker.

To ensure compliance with our clients vast catalog of different fall protection systems, we have been certified to inspect the products of many of the leading safety companies in the world, including MSA, Tractel, DBI, and others.  Being Latchways Fall Protection Systems Specialists since 1999, our primary and preferred lifeline manufacturer with their innovative and world renowned Mansafe and Constant Force Lifeline Systems. Latchways Systems are versatile in every application, vertical, horizontal, inclined and as well as being able to navigate a complete 360 circle hands-free !

We can also provide services through our partnerships for the supply and service of Latchways WingGrip, a product that provides certified anchorages for aircraft wing and fuselage areas, as well as adaptation for the oil field industry on tanks, vessels etc. Call for a demonstration today!!

Engineered Fall Protection Design, and Engineering

Design/build and engineer fall arrest systems for aircraft, buildings, bridges, industrial, dams, theme parks, offshore, onshore and manufacturing facilities utilizing the existing structure or fabricate/build components that will ensure worker safety while working at heights.  Existing structures will be re -enforced as required to ensure the fall protection systems do not damage or weaken the structure.
We can provide professional inspection, certification and analysis of all your current fall protection.

  • Fall Protection Engineering Audits and Assessments
  • Anchorage point design and validation
  • Horizontal Lifeline and Rigid Rail Systems design
  • Fall Protection System design
  • Drawings sealed and stamped by a structural P.E. in Province or State project os located.
  • On-site Structural and Mechanical Engineering
  • Equipment selection for procurement purposes
  • Qualified Person Services
  • NDT Testing of existing anchors, including load testing and engineered certifications

Rescue Training and Standby Services

We provide training in fall arrest, high angle rescue and confined space.  North Guard also provides standby services for high angle rescue and confined space watch/monitoring.

Training components include the following:

  • Identification of hazards associated with elevated areas
  • Pre-planning for work from elevated areas
  • Emergency rescue pre-planning
  • Proper selection and inspection of safety and rescue equipment
  • Team-rescue participation
  • Effective communication in emergency situations
  • High angle rescue
  • IRATA and SPRAT Rope Access Certified Training through our affiliate partners available upon request.
Equipment
  • Access Platforms Specialist for Aircraft and Heavy Oil Sands Equipment.
  • Latchways Mansafe Fall Protection Systems
  • Latchways Self Retracting Lifelines, (Reload by SafeWaze)
  • MSA Fall Protection Products Sureline, Horizon, SureRail and more.
  • XS Platforms Systems
  • Tractel Lifeline Systems, Tempo HLL.
  • 360 degrees Tank Fall Protection Systems
  • We provide fall protection equipment through our network of suppliers to ensure that all of your fall protection needs are met.

Inspections/Certifications

We can provide onsite anchor load testing and mechanical fitting certification as well as inspection of all of your existing fall protection systems. We can provide Rope Access inspections to those difficult sites and verify structural integrity using Mag Particle, Ultrasound and Radiography sources.  All NDT Testing upon request are provided in conjunction with our affiliate partners.

Tower inspections completed with our engineers available throughout Canada and the United States.

North Guard Fall Protection System Inspections are provided with the following  documentation.

  • On site inspection Report with photographs (when required)
  • Inspection reports for each piece of equipment
  • Equipment Evaluation in reference to the Jurisdictional Regulations
  • Posted records of equipment pass and failure
  • Equipment disposal
  • Yearly budget report
  • Inspection anniversary reminder
  • On site document retrieval

Training

We provide both OSSA and ACSA Fall Protection End User training through the Fall Protection Groups Fall Protection Programs.

The one day Industrial / Commercial End-User program will allow you to understand the use of fall protection, as it relates to the work you perform at height. Various fall protection options exist, this course will identify which options best meet your needs, and give you the tools and knowledge to work at height safely. The course material is energetically delivered over a full day, that includes hands-on activities, video analysis, and focuses on student participation. Course delivery is performed by one of our highly qualified instructors.

The Course Includes:

  • fall accident statistics
  • governing bodies and regulations
  • dynamics of falling
  • fall protection systems
  • fall protection planning
  • fall arrest system components
  • clearance & free fall calculations
  • harness fitting
  • equipment care and inspection
  • suspension trauma
  • rescue principles

Contact Details

Address
North Guard Fall Protection
8520 73 Avenue
Edmonton, AB T6C 0E4

Email Inqury: info@northguard.ca

Office Phone: (780) 499-5932