Working At Heights Full Course

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Helping Your Team Work Efficiently & Safely

The Working at Heights Full Course is available for either first time workers or experienced workers who are looking to receive a full refresher course for safely working at heights. This course offers an in-depth education on how to prevent serious injuries and/or fatalities in the workplace. The program covers various fall arrest systems and fall protection. This in-class program is both engaging and informative.

After completing the course, all participants should be able to recognize potential fall hazards, apply the necessary fall prevention and protection measures, understand how to work at heights safely and in compliance with regulatory requirements and have a full knowledge of their rights and responsibilities as workers.

Frequently Asked Questions

Working from heights certification is good for up to three years. If your certification has expired, you will need to complete a refresher program which will extend its validity for another 3 years. Refresher programs are only available to those who have already completed working from heights training.
According to O. Reg. 213/91: Construction Projects, all those who work on a construction project and are required to use fall protection are required to take working from heights training. These fall protection methods include:

  • Safety belts
  • Work belts
  • Safety nets
  • Fall arrest systems
  • Fall restricting systems
  • Travel restraining system

If you or your employees require working from heights training, contact us today.

In order for working from heights training to be compliant with provincial regulations, the program must be approved by the Ministry of Labour’s Chief Prevention Officer and delivered by a training provider which has been approved by the Chief Prevention Officer. Auspice Safety and our working from heights training course is approved by the Chief Prevention officer. This means you will be getting the thorough training required by the province.
There are 3 ways that an employer can check that a worker’s training is valid and up to date.

  1. A proof of completion record issued by the Chief Prevention Officer or Chief Prevention Office-=approved training partner.
  2. Using SkillsPass™ to access a worker’s training information with their consent.
  3. Contacting the Ministry of Labour

If you have foud that you or your employee’s training is out of date, contact us today for a refresher course.

It is the employer’s responsibility to keep records of working from heights training. This training can come in the form of a proof of completion document or a record that includes the worker’s name, the training provider’s name, the name of the program, and the date on which the training was successfully completed. Training records must be made available to the Ministry of Labour on request. Make sure your employees’ certifications are all up to date to avoid sanctions.