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8 Hours

Working At Heights

  • 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.


On Site

Paul Litschko has been approved by the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development’s Chief Prevention to train the Working at Heights training program and provider standards. This Working at Heights course offers practical knowledge required for safely working at heights. Students will participate in hands-on equipment and setup exercises, and address safe practices and procedures as specified in Regulations by the Occupational Health and Safety Act of Ontario.

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