Working at Heights Safety Training


Fall Protection Training

Each course meets all relevant government and industry standards and all trainers have been certified.  Training courses include both classroom and practical (hands-on) segments, review/recap of materials discussed, question & answer periods and a written evaluation. Upon successful completion, each participant receives a certificate and record of training.

Training can be conducted at our on site multimedia facilities or at individual customer worksites.  Customized courses to meet individual company needs are available upon request.




 Length of Course: approximately 8 hours 

To provide information and awareness on all aspects of the working-at-heights environment including an understanding of equipment and fall protection issues.

In Class Topics Include:
  • What is Fall Protection
  • Review Legislation : O.H.S.A. , Ontario Regulations & C.S.A. Standards
  • Fall Protection Fundamentals: Fall Protection, Fall Restraint, Fall Arrest Anchorages, Body Support, Connectors,Descent/Rescue
  • Equipment Care & Inspections: Harness Inspections, Annual Requirements
Practical Training Topics Include:
  • Pre-use Inspection
  • Proper fitting and donning of a harness
The Key Components of Every Personal Fall Arrest System:

1. Anchorage

    • A secure point of attachment (structure) for the fall arrest system. Commonly referred to as a tie-off point (e. I-beam).

2. Body Support

    • A full body harness provides a connection point on the worker for the personal fall arrest system.

3. Connectors

    • Devices used to connect the worker`s full body harness to the anchorage system (eg. energy absorbing lanyard, self retracting lifeline, etc.).

4. Descent(Rescue)

    • Retrieve the worker after their fall has been arrested.


In order to mitigate the risk of the COVID-19 virus, Equipment World Inc. will be temporarily suspending all training courses up to April 6th, 2020. Trainers will be evaluating opportunity for re-scheduling following that date.

For more information contact your local training branch:

Thunder Bay: 807-623-9561

Sault Ste. Marie: 705-949-7379

Sudbury: 705-669-1234