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Ottawa Working at Heights Training

Fall Protection Regulations and statistic

  • Federal legislation
  • Provincial legislation
  • Working at Heights legislation

Fall Protection equipment and system

Anchorage criteria:

  • Selection
  • Permanent 
  • Single use vs. reusable 

Fall Protection equipment and systems           

 Personal Fall Protection Equipment:

  • Body Belt vs. Full Body Harness
  • Inspection procedures
  • Lifelines & Fall Arresters / Rope Grabs
  • Connectors and carabineers
  • Storage and cleaning procedures
  • How to properly fit a five point harness                            
  • Equipment service life
  • Orthostatic intolerance                
  • Rights and Responsibilities
  • Identification of Hazards
  • Warning Methods
  • Physical Barriers \ Guardrails
  • Ladders and Similar Equipment
  • Basic physics of falling
  • Travel restraint or fall arrest
  • Exposure limits to the human body in fall arrest systems
  • Rescue plans
  • Fall Protection Recommendations

Program Objectives

  • Identify the roles and responsibilities of; Employer, Constructor, Supervisor and worker, with respect to working at heights.
  • Explain hazards posed by working at heights
  • Describe the Hierarchy of Controls
  • List safety procedures for warning methods and physical barriers, for ladders and other equipment.
  • To learn basic knowledge of the physics of falling and how it relates to the human body during a fall arrest and post fall rescue.
  • To become familiar with a variety of equipment and systems
  • To learn about fall protection regulations (OHSA & CSA Standard).
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