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Approved Working at Heights Training - March 22, 2017
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Approved Working at Heights Training - March 22, 2017

As of April 1, 2015 workers on construction projects must complete a working at heights training program that has been approved by Ontario's Chief Prevention Officer if they are required to use any of the following methods of fall protection: travel restraint system, fall restricting system, fall arrest system, safety net, work belt or safety belt

2017-03-22
When: March 22, 2017
8:30am - 4:30pm
Where: Grand Valley Construction Association office
25 Sheldon Drive
Cambridge, Ontario  N1R 6R8
Canada
Contact: GVCA
519-622-4822 ext. 120


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The Working at Heights Training Program Standard has a modular format to allow for core theory training  to be completed separately from practical training elements. There are two modules: Working at Heights Basics Theory and Working at Heights Practical.

After successful completion of the course all participants will be able to explain their rights and responsibilities with regard to working at heights, work at heights safely and in compliance with regulatory requirements, and select, inspect and use industry-standard personal fall arrest equipment, including a harness and lanyard.

The program consists of a written knowledge evaluation and a hands-on practical evaluation. Upon successful completion of both written and practical evaluations,  participants will receive a 3 year working at heights certification.

All participants will be required to bring CSA footwear, CSA eye wear, a CSA hard hat and a valid photo ID to the training session.

 

Cost $200.00 +HST per GVCA member, $250.00 +HST per non-member


The training will be conducted by Director, Lead Fire and Rescue Instructor Randy MacLean of SAJE Vital Signs. Randy MacLean is a Master Trainer in disciplines such as High Angle Rope Rescue, Confined Space Rescue, Fall Protection and Fall Rescue for Rig Work in Western Canada as well as the now approved Working at Heights in Ontario. Randy is an approved training partner through the IHSA and he delivers the approved IHSA Working At Height program.

 

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