SUMMARY

Course length: Full Day
Cost $200
As of April 1, 2017 anyone working in the construction industry in Ontario and who works at heights is required to have Ministry of Labour approved training that meets the requirements of the Working at Heights Training Standard. SafetyWerx is an MOL approved provider. The course is designed to provide participants with the knowledge and practical skills necessary to work safely at height.
This approved training course is divided into two parts. The theory modules introduce working at heights hazards, methods to control them and the basics of fall protection. The practical modules focus on the limitations, inspection and hands-on use of the equipment.
LEGISLATIVE REFERENCES
  • Occupational Health & Safety Act
  • Construction Regulation 213/91
TARGET AUDIENCE
Workers, Supervisors, JHSC members, and Safety Representatives
LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this course participants will be able to:
  • Recognize working at heights hazards
  • Explain the hierarchy of controls
  • Discuss safe work plans
  • Identify and assess when ladders are appropriate
  • Explain proper inspection, care, and use of ladders
  • Describe types of warning methods and physical barriers
  • Identify when warning methods and physical barriers are required
  • Discuss limitations, application, and storage of different fall protection systems
  • Calculate fall distances
  • Demonstrate how to inspect equipment, don and doff a harness, and maintain 100% tie-off
  • Discuss the differences between permanent, temporary, and structural anchors
  • Select the appropriate fall protection equipment when working on a platform
  • Explain the purpose, roles, and responsibilities of workplace parties with respect to a rescue plan
Notes:
In order to successfully complete certification, participants must achieve a minimum of 75% on a written test and be able to successfully demonstrate the practical skills acquired in the course. Training certification is valid for 3 years from the time of successful completion.

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