Despite the pandemic, construction activity across the province continues almost unabated. To keep pace, we are expanding Working at Heights
training to include weekend dates.
These new scheduled offerings start in January with a select number. We expect these spaces to fill quickly.
While registration for each class remains open until the day prior to delivery we encourage you to register and secure your seat
today. We will schedule more as demand requires.
Construction and training — essential
Throughout the pandemic many construction projects and the workers who make them possible have been deemed essential. Occupational health and safety training and the Workers Health & Safety Centre have been similarly designated. Amid the ongoing COVID crisis, construction sector employers must still ensure all workers
in their employ successfully complete WAH training before working at heights
and using a fall protection system. This training must be approved by the Chief Prevention Officer (CPO) and delivered by an approved provider.
Approved WAH training
is valid for three years
from the date of successful completion. For continued compliance, employers must ensure workers complete an approved WAH refresher training prior to this three year expiry date
and every three years thereafter.
Sign up for Working at Heights training and Refresher training today
Employers are further required by regulation to maintain confirmation of training records for their workers and must share those with a Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development inspector upon request. WHSC assists with this obligation too. Participants will immediately receive a record of training
upon successful completion of WHSC WAH training
or WAH Refresher training.
Replacement documentation is also available when needed.
WHSC can help!
As Ontario’s leading health and safety training provider, we continue to take every step possible to ensure the safety of all
in our Working at Heights
and WAH Refresher
training in-person classes. With cases rising again, protocols including proof of mandatory vaccination
are especially critical.
We also offer:
✅ Small class sizes
✅ Ensured learning
✅ Same-day certificates
✅ CPO approval
✅ Experienced instructors from the trades.
Don’t see a training date and location that works for you?
Contact a WHSC training services representative
nearest you. We also work directly with unions and employers to bring WAH
training to those with an appropriate and safe training facility.
Need quick compliance with other essential and mandatory training?
See the many other programs scheduled for delivery in our COVID-safe virtual classrooms
Need more information still?
Check out our online Working at Heights resources
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