Back.Working at Heights Fundamentals of Fall Prevention ***NOW IN FRENCH!***

Course Details & Objectives

Take note: The Working at Heights Deadline is soon approaching – October 1, 2017… Basic Fall Protection will no longer be valid for Construction sites.

 

References:

Labor Tek is an approved training provider  (ID Number of PRO-34595) and an approved training program (ID Number of WAH-34595)

All workers who use fall protection on a construction project must complete an approved working at heights training program before April 01, 2017. This includes workers who met the fall protection training requirements of the Construction Projects Regulation prior to April 1, 2015.

 

The deadline is being extended to: October 1, 2017 in special circumstances.

The worker (s) in question must have completed fall protection training that met the requirements of section 26.2(1) of Ontario Regulation 297/13(Construction Projects) before April 1, 2015, and the worker must be enrolled in a WAH training program that will be completed before October 01, 2017. 

The employer must have written proof of enrollment, which must be made available to an inspector. 

The proof of enrollment must include the name of the worker, the name of the approved training provider, the date of which the approved training is scheduled to be complete, and the name of the approved training program

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Who needs this training?
Both modules are compulsory for workers who use travel restraint systems, fall restricting systems, fall arrest systems or safety nets as a source of protection against fall hazards. This course is limited to 12 participants per sessions as per the ministry.

 

Course outline: 
The Working at Heights Training Program Standard has a modular format to allow for core theory training to be completed separately from practical training elements. There are two modules: Working at Heights Basic Theory and Working at Heights Practical Equipment.

3.1 Working at Heights Basic Theory Module

1. Rights and responsibilities related to working at heights under the Occupational Health and Safety Act.

2. General hazard recognition for working at heights.

3. Hierarchy of controls.

4. Safety procedures for warning methods and physical barriers.

5. Safety procedures for ladders and similar equipment.

6. An introduction to personal fall protection equipment.

 

3.2 Working at Heights Practical Equipment Module

1. Barriers and safety nets.

2. Personal fall protection equipment.

3. Anchor points.

4. Work positioning systems, work access and platforms.

5. Rescue planning.

 

Duration: 6 hours and a half to 8 hours.
Language options: English and French.


Schedule

Start Dates Schedule & Details Availability
2017-10-18 FULL Register Now
2017-10-19 FULL Register Now
2017-10-20 FULL Register Now
2017-10-24 FULL Register Now
2017-10-25 FULL (French) Register Now
2017-10-27 7:30 to 16:00 Register Now
2017-11-01 7:30 to 16:00 Register Now
2017-11-02 7:30 to 16:00(French) Register Now
2017-11-07 7:30 to 16:00 Register Now
2017-11-09 7:30 to 16:00(French) Register Now
2017-11-14 7:30 to 16:00 Register Now
2017-11-16 7:30 to 16:00 Register Now
2017-11-20 7:30 to 16:00 Register Now
2017-11-23 7:30 to 16:00 Register Now
2017-11-24 7:30 to 16:00(French) Register Now
2017-11-29 7:30 to 16:00 Register Now
2017-11-30 7:30 to 16:00 (French) Register Now
2017-12-01 7:30 to 16:00 Register Now
2017-12-06 7:30 to 16:00 Register Now
2017-12-07 7:30 to 16:00 Register Now
2017-12-13 7:30 to 16:00 Register Now
2017-12-14 7:30 to 16:00(French) Register Now
2017-12-15 7:30 to 16:00 Register Now
2017-12-20 7:30 to 16:00 Register Now
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