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Working At Heights – Full Day Training

July 27, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

working at heights

Course Description

Comprehensive one-day course offering basic fall prevention information required to work safely in areas where workers may be exposed to fall hazards. This course combines theoretical knowledge as well as practical, hands-on training and evaluation. Students will understand the risks of working near fall hazards, how to evaluate protective methods for different scenarios, and proper selection and use of personal protective equipment.

Additional training on the specific hazards faced, and types of equipment used on the job is required to provide additional information, instruction and training in workplace-specific policies, procedures, equipment and fall-protection systems used, including adequate oral and written instructions by a competent person.

Please note the following precautions put in place for COVID-19:

  • 6 people maximum in the room (5 participants and 1 instructor)
  • Thorough disinfection of all surfaces
  • Each participant has their own workstation a minimum of 6 ft away from other participants

Course Duration: Full Day (8+ Hours)*

Certification: 3 years

Course Cost: $240/person + HST

Maximum 6 participants per session.

Course Content

Part 1 – Theory

  • Rights and Responsibilities of Workers, Supervisors and Employers
  • Identifying the Hazards of Working at Heights
  • Eliminating or Controlling the Hazards of Working at Heights
  • Warning Methods and Physical Barriers
  • Ladders, Scaffold Systems, Elevating Work Platforms (EWPs), and Suspended Access Equipment
  • Personal Fall Protection Systems and Rescue Planning

Part 2 – Practical

  • Barriers and Safety Nets
  • Personal Fall Protection Equipment
  • Anchor Points
  • Work Access Equipment and Platforms
  • Rescue Planning

*Please note that the course duration varies depending on factors beyond our control (i.e. participants’ experience level, learning accommodation, etc.).


July 27, 2020
8:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Spark Safety Solutions
45 Commerce Court
Cambridge, Ontario N3C 4P7 Canada


Spark Safety Solutions


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