Duration 6.5 hrs
As of April 1, 2017, all workers on construction projects in Ontario are required to have Ministry of Labour approved working at heights training. This course is designed to equip workers with the necessary knowledge and skills to protect themselves while working at heights.
Part 1 – Classroom theory session (3 hrs)
In module one, participants learn about various working at heights hazards, basic rights and duties of workplace parties, relevant regulations governing fall arrest hazards, fall protection equipment and working at heights projects. They will also be introduced to the use, inspection, limitations, storage and procedures for travel restraint, fall restricting and fall arrest systems.
- Hazard recognition
- Hierarchy of controls
- Laws and regulations
- Fall protection systems
- Ladder safety
Part 2 – Practical Equipment session (3.5 hrs)
In module two, participants get hands-on training on fall protection systems. They will explore key components of a fall rescue plan and emergency procedures, as well as perform inspections on various types of fall protection equipment and delve into the practical application of various fall protection systems.
- Equipment inspection
- Anchor points
- Fall clearance calculations
- Work platforms
- Rescue plans
- Hands-on evaluation
- Written evaluation
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