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Working At Heights – Construction



Course Description

The NEW Working At Heights course focuses on the daily needs of the end user (the employee) for safe work practices in regards to fall arrest protection and systems. The course includes information about the different types of fall protection, what personal protective equipment to use, emergency procedures and how to calculate fall clearances.

This course will explain in detail what you need to know, emphasize key points and test your knowledge retention. This course is required by many groups within the “construction” industry and may require additional training from employers or supervisors. By doing both theory and practical on-site training, the employer is doing their “Due Diligence” in compliance with Occupational Health and Safety Regulations.

Classes are limited to 12 participants at any one time.

Course Provider

This is a CPO Approved Mentor Safety Program that is delivered to you by an approved Mentor Safety Instructor. All of Mentors instructors have successfully completed and maintained Quality Assurance protocol as per the Mentor Quality Assurance Plan. PRO34577

Instruction Time

This course will take approximately 8 hours
(depending on size of group and levels of experience).

This includes testing, both written and practical.
**Please note that all breaks, including lunch, are separate and not included in instruction time**

Compulsory Modules

The following Topics will be covered during this course:

Module 1 Working at Heights Basic Theory Module 

  • Rights and Responsibilities
  • Identification of the Hazards of Working at Heights
  • Eliminating or Controlling the Hazards of Working at Heights
  • Warning Methods and Physical Barriers
  • Ladders and Similar Equipment
  • Personal Fall Protection Equipment

Module 2 Working at Heights Practical Equipment Module 

  • Barriers and Safety Nets
  • Personal Fall Protection Equipment
  • Anchor Points
  • Work Positioning Systems
  • Work Access Equipment
  • Platforms Rescue Planning

**Please note WorkSmart Safety Solutions meets OHSA REGULATIONS and CSA STANDARDS** Every Workplace in Ontario must comply with: OHSA