Working at Heights Refresher
$130 | 4 hours | In-Person Training
Refresh yourself for Working at Heights certification for use in safety-focused workplace environments. Receive updates on the legislative requirements of fall protection, assessment, control and reduction of fall hazards.
Refamiliarize yourself with common equipment such as harnesses and lanyards. Demonstrate your ability to safely perform on-site duties, and common awareness of the safety practices and procedures required by the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
In person training regularly available in Renfrew County, Ontario (serving Cobden, Renfrew, Pembroke, Eganville, Chalk River, Deep River, Arnprior, Pakenham, Calabogie and extending areas). Click here for specific locations and upcoming course dates.
The following topics are covered in this in-person training refresher course:
- Barriers, safety nets, guardrails and other fixed equipment
- Personal Fall Protection equipment
- Work Positioning Systems, Access Equipments
- Anchor points
- Ability to calculate fall distances
- Practical use and demonstration
- Planning for Rescues
This training will also serve as a reminder for the original Working at Heights training equipment which covers: travel restraint systems, fall restricting systems, fall arrest systems, safety nets and work belts or safety belts.
This refresher course requires 4 hours of training, as governed by the Ontario Ministry of Labour.
Successful recipients must have received a passing grade of 75% or above during the final testing and assessment to receive their recertification.
Certificate of Completion
Once completed, the successful graduates will receive a digital certificate showing proof of training, via SkillsPass.
Regulated and Approved
This training requirement is in the Construction Regulation of the Occupational Health and Safety Act. It is an Employer’s responsibility to ensure that specific workers and job-titles have received their Working at Heights training and certification prior to beginning work, and that it has been delivered by an approved training provider.
Valley WorkSafe, and key instructor David Prange have been approved by the Ontario Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development’s Chief Prevention Officer (CPO) as meeting the working at heights training program and provider standards.
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