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School: Macmillian Institute of Applied Health Sciences
Credential:Ontario College Certificate
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Location: College Campus/Online


COST: $400

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

Rescue Planning


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

Safety Regulations.

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.



Hazard Identification

Eliminating or Controlling Hazards

Ladder Safety

Equipment: Anchors

Equipment: Lanyards

Equipment: Lifelines

Equipment: Other Connectors

Equipment: Harnesses

Emergency Rescue

Glossary of Terms

Resource Library


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

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