CPO Approved Working at Heights Training


As of April 1, 2015, employers must ensure that certain workers complete a working at heights training program that has been approved by the Chief Prevention Officer and delivered by an approved training provider before they can work at heights.

The training requirement is for workers on construction projects who use any of the following methods of fall protection:

  • Travel Restraint Systems
  • Fall Restricting Systems
  • Fall Arrest Systems
  • Safety Nets
  • Ladders and Scaffolds

Fall protection is a series of reasonable steps taken to cause elimination or control of the injurious effects of an unintentional fall while accessing or working at heights.



Course Information:

  • Explaining the use and limitations of a limited range of fall arrest equipment and fall arrest plan
  • Inspecting, assembling and storing fall arrest equipment
  • Selecting suitable anchor points
  • Proper use of rope grabs
  • Understanding all aspects of the emergency plan
  • Understanding hazards in the work place
  • Using fall arrest systems with a single lanyard and double lanyard
  • Using pre-installed vertical and horizontal life lines
  • Hierarchy of controls
  • Rights and Responsibilities

Additional Information:

  • Algonquin Safety Training is an approved Training provider by the Chief Prevention Officer (PRO-34603)


  • At Algonquin Safety Training facilities
  • On site, at your facility


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