Working at Heights: Construction Training *CPO Approved!

Working at Heights

Master safety at heights with this essential course for construction workers using fall protection devices

$135 per person
1-Day Public Training

Construction worker using a fall arrest device with hooks for safety body harness on selective focus. Additional workers in the background.

CPO-Approved Program

Training Valid for 3 Years

Construction Project Workers

Join our hands-on course and learn both the basics and practical side of working at heights. We cover topics like safety risks, how to stay safe, and proper ladder use. Then, get real experience using different safety systems and understand their strengths and limits. Our course is easy to understand, practical, and prepares you for real-life work situations.


What you will learn

This Working at Heights course will equip you with the essential knowledge and hands-on experience to safely operate in high-risk environments. Once you've completed this comprehensive program, you'll be adept at:

  • Identifying potential dangers associated with working at heights.
  • Understanding and employing the hierarchy of controls.
  • Creating and discussing safe work plans.
  • Assessing scenarios where ladders are fitting and safe.
  • Managing inspection, maintenance, and usage of ladders.
  • Familiarizing with various warning systems and physical barriers.
  • Recognizing the appropriate circumstances for the use of warning methods and barriers.
  • Understanding the constraints, uses, and storage of diverse fall protection systems.
  • Calculating potential fall distances.
  • Showcasing the ability to inspect, wear and remove a harness, whilst maintaining 100% tie-off.
  • Distinguishing among permanent, temporary, and structural anchors.
  • Choosing suitable fall protection gear while operating on a platform.
  • Clarifying the objectives, roles, and duties of workplace members concerning a rescue plan.

Who should take this course?

This course is an invaluable resource for anyone in the construction industry who works with fall protection mechanisms. This includes supervisors, Joint Health and Safety Committee members, and health and safety representatives.

If you or any of your staff work on a construction project and use fall protection equipment, this training is required as stated by the Occupational Health and Safety Act - Ontario Reg. 213/91 Construction Projects.

The Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development's Chief Prevention Officer (CPO) has approved OSG's Working at Heights course.

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