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Structure, Climbing, and Rescue Techniques

Program Description

Infrastructure Health & Safety Association

This program familiarizes personnel with the legislative requirements for working aloft. It is beneficial for those who climb water towers, communications towers, and transmission hydro towers. It is also useful for substation construction and maintenance crews. Water tower rescue is covered as well.


Program Content

  • Interpretation of relevant regulations including the OHSA and Canada Labour Code Part II
  • Review of Telecommunications Utility Safety Rules and/or Electrical Utility Safety Rules
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Rigging, hoisting, and lowering
  • Electrical hazards
  • Establishing safe work zones for substation work aloft and on the ground
  • Rescue techniques from high- and low-profile steel structures

Who Should Attend?

Personnel required to climb structures and towers.

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Program Duration
3 Days
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Session Details

City: Any
Region: Any

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