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

 

COVID-19

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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