Workplace Safety, Rigging and Hoisting 1

Course Code: PLAP 115

Academic Year: 2023-2024

On successful completion of this course, the apprentice is able to demonstrate safe working habits and procedures in accordance with applicable safety standards and regulations; to recognize and assess hazardous conditions and potential damage and/or injury with equipment and/or materials that are not in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA), Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) and company/employer standards as well as applicable codes and regulations; to safely plan the erection, use and dismantling of platforms and scaffolding; and to determine the weight, size and any special rigging requirements needed to rig and hoist material and equipment in compliance with the OHSA and company/customer safety precautions.