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16 hour training program


Falling from heights is a leading cause of death in the workplace. The need for an effective Working at Heights (WAH) program is critical within any organization.

This is an intensive, detail-oriented program designed to equip participants with the knowledge necessary to identify and effectively address fall protection issues.

The 1st day of the course utilizes our Competent Person Level I fall protection program material. The 2nd day involves a more detailed review of the applicable fall protection legislation as well as workshop exercises involving hazard recognition and equipment inspection. A number of rescue related topics will also be discussed.


Training Objectives:

Upon completion of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify fall hazards and outline fall prevention and fall protection option, including Travel Restraint, Fall Restriction and Fall Arrest.

  • Recognize fall hazards and determine corrective solutions and options.Identify key components (referred to as the ABC’s) of fall protection equipment and describe legislative requirements for fall prevention and protection.

  • Understand how to calculate fall clearance distance and outline methods to minimize fall arrest forces.

  • Demonstrate proper inspection, donning and use of a full body harness as well as associated equipment (i.e. fixed lanyards, self-retracting lanyards, cross-arm straps, etc.).

  • Explain the proper and safe use of portable ladders and elevated work platforms.

  • Outline rescue options and requirements.


Target Audience:
  • Workers and Associates who use fall protection equipment on a regular basis.

  • Managers and Supervisors of Associates using fall protection equipment.

  • Technical personnel that require extensive knowledge of working at heights problems and solutions, including Safety Managers and Coordinators, Engineers, etc.


Course Length and Options:

This is a 2-day (16-hour) program. The program is offered on-site and can be designed to utilize the client’s fall protection equipment, as well as their site-specific procedures.

Participants that successfully complete the program will be issued a Record of Training (ROT).

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