CSA (ISO) has updated and changed standards regarding Mobile Elevated Work Platforms (MEWP) also known as EWP/AWP- Scissor-lift/ Boom-lift/ Personnel Lift / Genie / JLG training etc.


The CSA (ISO) new standards that affect our clients directly are:

CAN/CSA-B354.8:17 Mobile elevating work platforms — Operator (driver) training (ISO 18878:2013, MOD)

CAN/CSA-B354.7:17 Mobile elevating work platforms — Safety principles, inspection, maintenance and operation (ISO 18893:2014, MOD)

Touchback Safety has updated our OH&S Compliant MEWP program to meet the new CSA standards of Primary Training (CSA B354.8:17 -6.1) and Practical Evaluation (CSA B354.8:17 -6.3) – This course will be available in December 2020, more details to follow at that time. 

Blended Learning course will be available in 2021- Theory portion is completed online, once you have completed that portion, you will schedule an appointment to write an exam and complete the practical components



Touchback Safety is not participating in the Albert Health Restrictions Exemption Program (REP) for our open courses held at our facility.

Touchback will operate at the 1/3 Fire Code Capacity and follow all public health measures, which includes usage of face masks/coverings, physical distancing, and an extensive cleaning schedule.

We can offer private training for companies who are part of the REP program. Private courses will have a minimum charge. The minimum charge can vary on each training program.

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