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School: Macmillian Institute of Applied Health Sciences
Credential:Ontario College Certificate
Location: College Campus/Online
OVERVEIW: Worksite Safety has been approved by the Ontario Chief Prevention Officer as meeting 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.
PRE-REQUISITES: Basic English Proficiency
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Part One: Basic Theory
Rights and Responsibilities
Identification of Hazards, Eliminating or Controlling those Hazards
Ladders and Similar Equipment
Warning Methods and Physical Barriers
Intro to Personal Fall Protection Equipment
Part Two: Practical Equipment
Barriers and Other Fixed Equipment
Personal Fall Protection Equipment
Anchor Points, Work Access Equipment, and Platforms
FALL PROTECTION ONLINE TRAINING
Any person working at elevations is required by provincial law to be trained in fall protection safety.
Worksite Safety’s universal Fall Protection Certification program has been developed in accordance with federal and provincial legislations as safety training for workplaces across Canada (with the exception of Newfoundland).
By completing this online course and receiving on-site training, an employee is exercising his or her own due diligence in compliance with Occupational Health and
This course is not intended as a replacement for high-angle rescue, hands-on training, or more advanced training (such as the Ontario Ministry of Labour-regulated Working at Heights). If you require such training, please call 1-866-756-5552 for details about in-class training.
Eliminating or Controlling Hazards
Equipment: Other Connectors
Glossary of Terms
Basic safety training for working at elevations
Applicable safety legislations and standards
When fall protection is required
Four components of a personal fall arrest system
Safety net installation
Components of a Safety Walk around checklist
How to perform a hazard assessment
Rescue and escape planning
Five types of fall protection systems
How and why falls can happen
Pre-use inspection of safety equipment
Different types of anchors, D-rings, rope grabs, carabiners, snap hooks, lanyards, web and chain rebar assemblies, slings, body-holding devices, and harnesses
How to inspect, don, and adjust a harness
How to use fall protection equipment