Working at Heights Re-Certification
Employers must ensure that all certified "Working at Heights" workers, who are required to use fall protection, complete a mandatory 4-hour refresher training course every three years. Refresher training can be achieved by successfully completing the Working at Heights Practical module in accordance with the criteria set out set out by the Chief Prevention Officer. Successful completion of the refresher training will re-validate a learners working at heights training for another three-year period from the date of successful completion of the refresher. Learners must have previously successfully completed both theoretical and practical modules of an approved Working at Heights training program to be eligible for refresher training
Who Must Take This Course?
After the three year period, refresher training must be taken by all certified "Working at Heights"w orkers. Workers will be able to renew the validity of the working at heights training by successfully completing a CPO-approved half-day “refresher” training program, delivered by a CPO approved training provider. Workplace Safety Group offers CPO-approved refresher training.
Falls happen all too often and are the leading cause of fatalities at work. The refresher course reinforces and reminds workers about safe work practices and procedures as specified in the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety Act. The practical component includes;
- PPE - Donning & Doffing
- Barriers, Safety Nets and other Fixed Equipment
- Travel Restraint, Fall Restriction and Fall Arrest Systems and Equipment
- Anchor Points
- Work Access Equipment and Platform
- Rescue Planning and on-site First Aid for a fallen worker
Length: 5 Hours
Individual Price: $125.00
Groups: For information on in-house training options for groups larger than 6, please contact us.
Workplace Safety Group uses a Working at Heights certification training program approved by Ontario's Chief Prevention Officer (CPO).
This program meets the requirements of Regulation 297/13 and the NEW Working at Heights Training Standard.
CANCELLATION POLICY: Cancellations received less than 5 business days prior to a course start date will not be refunded. Workplace Safety Group reserves the right to cancel or reschedule a training session. A $25.00 Administration Fee will apply to all cancellations.