WORKING AT

HEIGHTS

working at heights | 8 HOURS

  • The Working at Heights program provides participants with an understanding of the potential fall hazards and controls, and appropriate selection, use and limitations of various types of fall protection and arresting equipment.
  • This program reviews the basics of fall protection and then leads you through the correct application of the different systems.
  • A practical demonstration of harness inspection and donning is provided in the course as all participants are required to inspect and don a harness during the class.
  • Relevant Legislation, responsibilities and roles of various parties when working at heights under the OHSA.
  • Other various topics such as ladder safety, scaffolding, setting up Bump lines, and Guard Rail requirements, and various lifeline systems are also discussed.
  • Discussion of post fall rescue planning and the hazards of static suspension and correct recovery of a fall victim and procedures.

Inspection of Fall arrest components, monitoring and hazards assessments and Job hazard analysis are also topics that are included in the course.