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Structure, Climbing, and Rescue Techniques

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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.


Delivery of this program at your facility will require a suitable space to complete the practical portion of the program as well as the required equipment. Please check with your IHSA Consultant/Trainer for specific requirements.

Price Per Participant at
IHSA Facility
Total Course Price at
Your Facility
Program Duration
3 Days
Member Fee
Member Fee
Max Participants
Non-member Fee
Non-member Fee
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Session Details

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Region: Any

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