Open: Working at Heights Training Course - July, August, September Sessions

Get Working at Heights Training - Stay Compliant With Ontario Law
WATERLOO, Ontario - June 30, 2019 - PRLog -- If you are in need of Working at Heights (WAH) training, ACUTE can provide WAH training at our facility or yours! We have open sessions in July, August, and September. Learn more about the course below.

The purpose of a Working at Heights training program is to:

• Strengthen workplace safety culture by elevating the profile and importance of preventing falls from heights.
• Provide workers who may be exposed to the hazard of falling with adequate knowledge about fall hazards and general safety practices to work safely at heights.
• Provide workers who use personal fall protection equipment with sufficient knowledge about its purpose and use; and
• Reduce the number of fall-from-heights incidents, injuries and fatalities.

Training program topics include:

Working at Heights (Theory Module 3hr)

• Working at Heights [WAH] and legislation
• WAH hazards
• Safe Work Plans & assessing and controlling WAH hazards
• The hierarchy of controls – application to WAH
• Fall prevention strategies and systems
• Fall protection systems
• Ladder safety
• Written evaluation

Working at Heights (Practical Module – 3.5hr)

• Fall prevention / protection system requirements and limitations
• A-B-C component selection, inspection, use
• Harness inspection and fitting exercise & evaluation
• Lanyard inspection exercise and evaluation
• Travel restraint, fall arrest set-up exercise & evaluation
• 100% tie-off exercise and evaluation
• Ladders, scaffolds and elevating work platforms
• Rescue plan – components and purpose
• Safe work strategies and safe anchor exercise
• Written evaluation

You will learn by:

• Classroom interaction with experienced instructors
• Table top scenarios and hands-on exercises
• Demonstration and hands-on training in the care and use of equipment
• Detailed handouts, videos and quizzes
• Practical performance evaluations

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