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Working at Heights (Construction)

Course Curriculum

If your workers face fall hazards, you're required to provide them with Working at Heights training. Employers must also provide their employees with additional training—including hands-on training—on the specific fall-protection equipment and procedures they will use on the job.

Learning Objectives:
  • Laws and regulations with respect to Working at Heights
  • Recognize, assess, and control fall hazards
  • Fall prevention and fall protection
  • Fall-arrest equipment and components 
  • Basic overview of ladders, scaffolds, elevating work platforms, and suspended access equipment

How can I benefit from this course?

  • Understand how to work at heights safely and in compliance with Ontario regulatory requirements
  • Know their rights and responsibilities under the Occupational Health and Safety Act
  • Recognize fall hazards
  • Apply the right controls, including fall prevention and fall protection

Is this course for me?

This course is for all workers in Construction who will or may be exposed to the hazard of falls.

Legislative Reference

  • Construction Regulation 213/91, Section 26.2 (1), (1.1)
  • Occupational Health and Safety Awareness and Training Regulation 297/13, Section 7, 8
  • CAN/CSA-Z259.17-16 - Selection and use of active fall-protection equipment and systems

You may also be interested in:

  • Mobile Elevating Work Platform
  • Fall Protection (Industrial)

Certification Maintenance Points/ Approval

  • Ministry of Labour Approved
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