OSSA Elevated Work Platform

Oil Sands Safety Association Accredited (OSSA)

OSSA Elevated Work PlatformCourse Cost: Member $225 plus GST Non-Member $225 plus GST

Our instructor is trained and certified by Fusion Safety Services; a licensed OSSA training provider. Courses are held every Friday in Kelowna. 

The OSSA Elevated Work Platform one day course was developed for workers who require training to utilize elevated work platforms. All workers must be trained in the system components, inspection, safe use and handling. It includes an instructor led powerpoint presentation, videos, class exercises, inspection and use of an EWP and written knowledge test. 

8:00am - 4:30 pm | Duration 8.5 hours

Course Content:

  • Legislation and standards as theyrelate to elevated work platforms
  • Employer and worker responsibilities
  • Elements of pre-work planning
  • Load limitations and calculations
  • Stability
  • Pre-use check and visual inspection
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE) requirements
  • System components
  • Working from heights
  • Platform types
  • Machine specific features
  • Safe operation
  • The training and competency requirements
  • Rescue and escape planning
  • Recognition, evaluation, and control of hazards

MANDATORY:  All students MUST have proof of their Fall Protection certification prior to training.

PPE Requirements: 

  • Steel-toed Boots
  • Highly visible vest
  • Hard Hat (CSA approved)
  • Safety Glasses

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SICA offers weekly training for OSSA Fall Protection and OSSA Confined Space. See all our safety training courses

Classes are held at the SICA Training Centre, #204-171 Commercial Drive Kelowna BC