Need to quickly comply with mandatory working at heights training and secure your proof of successful completion same day? Workers Health and Safety Centre (WHSC) can help!
WHSC continues to add opportunities
for Working at Heights (WAH) training
and WAH Refresher training
in communities across Ontario over the coming weeks and into the winter. Equally important to help ensure ready access to these critical programs, registration for each class
remains open until the day prior to the course date
, space permitting.
With WAH classes filling fast, we encourage you to secure your seat
Despite the COVID-19 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 the expiration of this three year period
and every three years thereafter.
Furthermore, employers are required by regulation to maintain confirmation of training records for their workers and share with a Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development inspector upon request. To assist with this obligation, 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.
Why train with WHSC?
✅ Small class sizes
✅ Ensured learning
✅ Same-day certificate
✅ Approved by the government’s CPO
✅ Delivered by experienced instructors in the trades
✅ Delivered in a COVID-safe learning environment
Sign up for Working at Heights training and Refresher training today! ▸https://whsc.on.ca/training/training-registration/working-at-heights-training
WHSC has consistently communicated the need to take every reasonable precaution
to prevent COVID-19 transmission
in workplaces, communities, AND our own training classrooms. At this time, we are only scheduling Working at Heights Training
in-person because hands-on, practical activities are necessary to deliver this life-saving training. At each training location we have implemented strict COVID-19 precautions,
including pre-class screening, reduced class size to ensure physical distancing and mandatory masking. Enhanced disinfection and hand hygiene protocol is also in place.
We recently added proof of vaccination
to our multi-layered approach to protecting training participants, instructors and staff entering a WHSC scheduled in-person training program. This requirement is in line with the Government of Ontario provision necessitating full vaccination and supporting documents to gain access to certain indoor businesses and settings including meeting and event spaces.
You can download your enhanced documentary proof
of vaccination from the Ontario government website
. Along with your vaccination documentation, be sure to bring a piece of your government issued photo identification to your training session. You will be asked to present both prior to classroom entry.
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 programs also offered in the coming weeks and months and delivered in our scheduled COVID-safe virtual classrooms
Need more information still?
Check out our online Working at Heights resources
Regulated working at heights training works and needed: studies
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