CPO-Approved Program & Provider
Training valid for 3 years
For workers on construction projects
Our in-person course includes both basic theory and practical equipment training. The basic theory module discusses working at heights hazards, controls, introduces the learner to the basics of fall protection, and ladder safety. The practical equipment module focuses on the application and use of the different fall protection systems, their components, and their limitations.
What you'll learn
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 the 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
Who this course is for
Anyone using fall protection in the construction industry, supervisors, JHSC members, health and safety representatives. Working at Heights: Construction Training must be conducted when workers are exposed to fall hazards as defined by the Occupational Health and Safety Act - Ontario Reg. 213/91 Construction Projects.
Workers who require this training will need to complete a program that has been approved by the Chief Prevention Officer. OSG is an approved provider.