Working at Heights Training
Regulation - LGIC
Bill or Act:
Occupational Health and Safety Act
Summary of Decision:
Amendments to the Occupational Health and Safety Awareness and Training Regulation under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) come into effect on April 1, 2017.
The amendments replace the original transition provision and provide an additional six months for completion of working at heights training if the employer has written proof showing that a worker, who completed the training under subsection 26.2(1) of O. Reg. 213/91 before April 1, 2015, is enrolled in an approved working at heights training program that is scheduled to be completed before October 1, 2017.
The proof of enrolment must include the name of the worker, the name of the approved training provider, the date on which the approved training is scheduled to be completed, and the name of the approved training program. The written proof of enrolment must be made available to an inspector upon request.
Summary of Proposal:
Ministry of Labour
Health and Safety Policy Branch
400 University Avenue
Toronto ON Ontario M7A 1T7
April 1, 2017