Working at Heights Training

Working at Heights Training

Gain the knowledge and skills to work safely at heights. This course is mandatory for construction workers and those working on construction projects who use fall protection.

$135 per person
1-day in-person 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

Certificate Valid for 3 Years

Construction Project Workers

Stay compliant with mandatory Working at Heights Training

Comply with Ontario’s working at heights training requirements. Employers must ensure their workers take a CPO-Approved working at heights to comply with health and safety legislation. OSG’s Working at Heights Training has been approved by The Ministry of Labour Immigration Training and Skills Development’s Chief Prevention Officer (CPO).

Learn to recognize and handle the risks of working at heights. Plus get hands-on practice with equipment designed to keep you safe. Our course is easy to understand, practical, and prepares you for real-life work situations.

Certificate issued the same day. Upon completion, participants receive a certificate showing proof that they completed CPO-Approved Working at Heights Training.


Looking for private training?

Enjoy the convenience of training at your workplace. Our facilitators are available to come to your workplace any day of the week, including, evenings, and weekends. Training can typically be scheduled within 2 weeks of inquiry. Contact us for pricing and availability.

What you will learn

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

  • Identify potential dangers associated with working at heights
  • Understand and use the hierarchy of controls
  • Identify when ladders are appropriate to use and how to inspect, position, secure, and maintain them
  • Identify when warning methods and physical barriers (including guardrails)are required
  • Describe the 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
  • Select the appropriate fall protection equipment when working on a platform
  • Understand the responsibilities of workplace parties with respect to a rescue plan

Who should take this course?

Under the Occupational Health and Safety Act - Ontario Reg. 213/91 Construction Projects, this training is required for anyone who works on a construction project and uses the following methods of fall protection:

  • Travel restraint system
  • Fall restricting system
  • Fall arrest system
  • Safety net
  • Work belt
  • Safety belt

If you have a Working at Heights certificate that is expiring soon, our Working at Heights Refresher course allows you to get re-certified in just 4 hours.

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