Working at Heights

Wednesday Jan 27, 2021

From 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM

Location: Construction House

Cost: $175.00

Registration deadline: Wednesday Jan 20, 2021.

Working At Heights

Beginning April 1, 2015, employers in Ontario must ensure that their workers on construction projects who may use certain methods of fall protection successfully complete 'Working at Heights' training that meets the training program and provider standards established by the Chief Prevention Officer (CPO) of the Ministry of Labour.

In addition to these new requirements, employers continue to have a duty under Section 26.2 (1) of O. Reg. 213/91 (Construction Projects) to ensure that workers who may use a fall protection system are adequately trained on the use of the system, and are given adequate oral and written instructions by a competent person.

The objective of the Fall Prevention and Fall Protection Working a Heights Program is to increase the attendees awareness and knowledge about the potential hazards of Working at Heights and understand what fall prevention and fall protection controls must be in place to work safely.

Program Content:
Upon completion of this course, students will understand the following:
Laws, Regulations and Standards, etc. with regards to Working at Heights
Recognize, Assess and Control hazards associated with Working at Heights
Fall Prevention systems and their components
Fall Protection systems and their components
Rescue and Emergency Preparation with regards to Working at Heights
Equipment care, maintenance and storage
Inspecting fall arrest systems and their components
Don and doff of full body harnesses with lanyard
Setting up Fall Arrest Systems

Who should attend:
Everyone who may be exposed to fall hazards on a construction site and their supervisors and managers.

Wednesday, January 27, 2021
8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Construction House - 370 York Boulevard, Hamilton ON

Member Fee: $175.00+HST
Non-Member Fee: $250.00+HST

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