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Working at Heights: An Introduction

eCourse Working at Heights: An Introduction

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Learn to assess and control hazards related to working at heights.

Price per person: $49.00

Overview

This e-course features an improved look and functionality to enrich your learning experience.


This introductory course on its own may not meet training requirements for working at heights in all jurisdictions. It should be supplemented by further instruction and hands-on training that is specific to the jurisdiction, job, work site and equipment.


Working at heights is a common activity, but it can pose serious hazards. Failing to manage risks associated with working at heights can result in severe injuries or fatalities. A proactive and preventive approach will help protect workers. Whether working on ladders, scaffolds, or lifts, working safely is critical. Learn to assess and control hazards related to working at heights and implement preventative measures including fall prevention and fall protection techniques.


This course does not cover falls from the same level. Please refer to our Preventing Falls from Slips and Trips course.

What topics will be covered?
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  • Assessing hazards and safe working practices
  • Fall prevention techniques
  • Minimizing fall injuries with fall protection measures
  • Emergency preparedness
  • Safe use of ladders, scaffolds, lifts and platforms
What are the benefits?
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Upon completion of the course you will know how to:

  • Identify common hazards related to work at heights
  • Describe the preferred order (hierarchy) of preventive measures for work at heights
  • Use safe work practices for preventing falls
  • Understand common methods of minimizing injury should a fall occur
  • Take action to prepare for emergencies related to work at heights
Who is this recommended for?
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This course is recommended for employers, managers, and supervisors, including those who manage contractors. Workers and contractors who perform work at heights, as well as health and safety committee members, will also benefit from taking this course.

How can training be delivered?
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This course is delivered as an on-line e-learning course. All you need is a computer, access to the Internet - and you are ready to go! This e-learning course is designed to help you learn at your own pace and in your own environment at your own convenience.

Content for this course was developed by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), and reviewed by labour, employer and government representatives to ensure a balanced perspective.

Also available in French.

Group Discounts
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The cost is based on the total number of seats purchased. Multi-seat pricing is based on the single user seat price with the following volume discounts applied:

Total Seats
Discount
100 - 499
25%
500 - 999
50%
1000+ 
80%

This course is also available in French

Item Number: EHEIGHT-P4357EN

Content for this course was developed by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS), and reviewed by labour, employer and government representatives to ensure a balanced perspective.

©Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety. All rights Reserved. E-Course description and content provided by CCOHS under license with WSPS. Unauthorized reproduction and distribution strictly prohibited.