Reminder: New training requirements for working at heights
The Ontario Ministry of Labour (MOL) has announced changes to Regulation 297/13: Occupational Health and Safety Awareness and Training that will come into effect on April 1, 2015. As of that date, workers on construction sites will need to complete a working at heights training program that has been approved by the Chief Prevention Officer before they can work at heights. For more information, download our communiqué.
Update on Working at Heights Training in Ontario
This presentation, which is also available to download from our homepage, provides detailed information on the current status of working at heights training requirements and clarification on employer training obligations. It was updated in December 2014.