Working at Heights replaces Fall Protection

All workers who use fall protection on a construction project must complete an approved working at heights training program. This includes workers who met the fall protection training requirements of the Construction Projects Regulation prior to April 1, 2015.

This initial WAH training is valid for three years. For continued compliance, employers must ensure workers they employ complete a Ministry-approved WAH refresher program.

For more information visit the government website here.

Occupational Health and Safety Awareness and Training

A new regulation entitled Occupational Health and Safety Awareness and Training under the Occupational Health and Safety Act has been made and will come into force on July 1, 2014. The regulation requires the completion of mandatory basic occupational health and safety awareness training and more specifically:

  • Sets out the minimum content of both the worker and supervisors awareness training programs including instruction on:
    • The rights and/or duties of workers, supervisors and employers under the OHSA
    • The role of joint health and safety committees and health and safety representatives, and
    • Common workplace hazards and occupational illness.

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