Working at Heights; Construction
CPO Approved

Alternative Safety Solutions 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.

Course Outline:

Part One: Basic Theory

  • Occupational Health & Safety Act and Regulations

  • Fall Hazard Recognition and Controls

  • Warning Methods and Physical Barriers

  • Ladders and Similar Equipment

  • Intro to Personal Fall Protection Equipment

Part Two: Practical Equipment

  • Understanding Personal Fall Protection Equipment

  • Anchor Points

  • Fall Prevention and Rescue Plans

  • Immediate First Aid for a Fallen Worker

The New Safety Training Working at Heights Program is designed for workers who may perform construction related activities and at times be required to work at heights where fall protection is required. This Approved Program provides workers with the necessary knowledge required to safely work at heights and prevent fall related accidents. Participants will be instructed on how to correctly select, inspect, maintain and use a wide variety of fall protection components and systems