Working at Heights Training
Working at Heights Training is a CPO approved certification that is required for any workers in the construction industry who are working at heights greater than 3 meters (10 feet). This course is based on the training found in the Construction Regulations under the OHSA. Workplace Medical is a Chief Prevention Officer (CPO) approved training provider. We have certified over 1700 people across Ontario since 2016.
Working at Heights Training Outline (8 Hours):
- Statistics and MOL resources
- Rights and responsibilities of employer and workers
- How to identify hazards
- Eliminating risk or controlling the hazard
- Procedures to warn employees and construct physical barriers
- Utilizing ladders and similar equipment
- Fall protection equipment
- Theory test (75% pass required)
- Barriers, fixed equipment and anchor points
- Platforms and work access equipment
- Planning a rescue
Who is required to take CPO approved working at heights training?
Any employee in the construction industry working at, or above, 3 meters (10 feet).
Working at Heights Refresher Outline (4 Hours):
Participants who have taken the Working at Heights training are required to take the Working at Heights Refresher Training every three years. Workers will be able to renew their training by successfully completing Workplace Medical’s CPO-approved half-day refresher training program.