- May 15 until July 15 is focused on Falls from Height,
This will be a system-wide effort involving the industrial, health-care, mining, and construction programs. MOL will be undertaking a no tolerance intervention where fall hazards are uncontrolled, and there are contraventions of the regulations.
- In 2015, 16 workers died and 162 workers received critical injuries in incidents in the construction sector. Of those, nine workers, or 56 per cent died as a result of falls at construction projects.
- On Dec. 9, 2014, the CPO established the Working at Heights Training Program Standard setting out requirements for training and the Working at Heights Training Provider Standard setting out requirements for prospective training providers.
- Workers have until April 1, 2017 to be trained under the new requirements if they received fall protection training prior to April 1, 2015 under the Regulations for Construction Projects.