Stilts Safety

Course Outline

Stilts Safety

General information on course

This workshop is designed for individuals who have little or no working knowledge of using stilts as part of their day to day activities. Individuals must successfully complete and pass both the theoretical and practical components of this course to receive their record of training (ROT).

Duration:

Can be a half day depending on the size of the group and participant interaction.

Who Should Attend:

This program has been developed for supervisors and anyone in an organization, who may use stilts as part of their day to day activities.

COURSE COMPONENTS

THEORETICAL COMPONENT:

Upon the successful completion of this safety training program, participants will understand:

  • The legislative requirements (Government Regulations, CSA Standards and Manufacturers’ Guidelines and Principles);
  • The duties and responsibilities of workplace parties;
  • The proper practices of maintenance and inspection of stilts;
  • The risks of using stilts and the common causes and preventions of stilts injury;
  • The proper strap tightening and sequence mounting for stilts;
  • Maintaining balance and walking with stilts;
  • The hand tools that can and cannot be used with stilts.

PRACTICAL COMPONENT:

To successfully pass this course, participants must demonstrate the following:

  • Stilts inspection prior to use;
  • Demonstrate proper stilts strap tightening and sequence mounting techniques;
  • Stilts forward and rearward balancing;
  • Demonstrate the ability to walk on stilts.

By means of group discussion, case studies and one-on-one instruction, participants will gain the ability to apply what they learn in this course.

To find out more about Advanced Consulting and Training Ltd. and what we can do for you and your organization, please contact us today.

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