• 22 August
    4 hours, 30 minutes, 08:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Member Pricing $110.00 excl. Tax
    • $160.00 excl. Tax
    • Course
  • 26 September
    4 hours, 30 minutes, 08:00 AM - 12:30 PM
    • Member Pricing $110.00 excl. Tax
    • $160.00 excl. Tax
    • Course
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Eligibility Checker Tool

Working at Heights – Fundamentals of Fall Prevention is a prerequisite for this program. To confirm your eligibility for this Refresher program, use the Eligibility Checker Tool. For questions please call 1-877-202-0008.

This program provides workers who have already completed an CPO-approved working at heights course with a refresher course in the basics of implementing fall protection systems at their workplaces. Participants receive up-to-date information on the legislative requirements of fall protection, including how to recognize, assess, and control fall hazards. They will also have opportunities to practice identifying deficiencies while inspecting fall protection equipment.

Program Content:

This course combines classroom learning and hands-on activities. Topics include:

  • The Fall Protection Hierarchy
  • Hazard Elimination/Guardrails/Barriers
  • Fall Protection Systems
  • Work Access Equipment and Platforms


Working at Heights – Fundamentals of Fall Prevention course or an equivalent working at heights course that was approved by the CPO after April 1, 2015.

Learning Evaluation:

To obtain a certification card for this program, participants must be present for the full program and meet the following requirements:

1. Complete the written multiple-choice test and achieve a grade of 75%.
2. Complete the practical demonstrations.



In addition to successfully completing this training course, employers must ensure that workers receive adequate training on the specific equipment used at their workplace and receive adequate oral and written instructions by a competent person.

Intended Audience

Anyone who needs to refresh their Working at Heights certificate 




Jason Gordon - Director of Operations & Event Sector Lead - Cobalt Safety East 

Jason completed his studies in Civil Engineering Technology at St. Lawrence College in 1998 and is a member of the Canadian Society of Safety Engineering.  With over 20 years of experience in Occupational Safety Jason has developed confidence in interpreting and implementing Health and Safety Legislation and Management Systems.  From 2004 to 2014, Jason worked as an inspector and Inspectorate Peer Trainer for the Ministry of Labour, where he headed the "Tower Crane Initiative", this initiative resulted in Jason being nominated for the Ministry of Labour GEM award. 

In 2011, after investigating a serious incident, Jason became a leader in Occupational Safety in the Event Sector.  During this time, Jason recognized that he could better serve the industry as a Consultant, and, in 2014, followed that dream.