Important Notices & Accommodations

Program Description

This IHSA course is hands-on

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.


Personal Protective Equipment / What to Bring

For courses held at an IHSA training facility, participants are required to bring their own CSA-approved foot protection and clothing suitable for outside work (i.e., long sleeves). IHSA will provide CSA-approved head and eye protection, gloves, and harness/climbing gear.

For courses held at a client's facility, participants are required to bring their own CSA-approved head, foot, and eye protection, gloves, harness/climbing gear, and clothing suitable for outside work (i.e., long sleeves).



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

Session Details

From: Sep 11, 2023 - To: Sep 13, 2023
City: Any
Region: Any

E96172Structure/Tower Safe Climbing/Rescue and Working Techniques9/11/2023 7:30:00 AMTorontoVoyager Training Centre - IHSA Register