Course Description:

Heavy equipment, comprising large machinery used for earth-moving and material handling on construction sites, presents unique workplace challenges and potential hazards. The is an essential training program designed to equip individuals with the knowledge and skills needed to work safely in proximity to heavy equipment while ensuring compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Ontario Regulation 213/91, which govern construction projects in Ontario.

Who should take this course:

It caters to construction workers who operate in close proximity to heavy equipment, construction supervisors, and managers responsible for site safety and legal compliance, safety officers dedicated to ensuring adherence to regulations, contractors and subcontractors obligated to fulfill legislative duties, and occupational health and safety professionals specializing in construction and ensuring strict compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Ontario Regulation 213/91. 

Course Objectives:

By the end of this course, learners will be able to:

Delivery Mode:

Self-Directed Online study via 24×7 access to individual learner account on user friendly LMS.


Accessible on laptop, desktop, and mobile devices using all browsers and Brightspace Pulse App (available in App Store and Google Play)


Minimum 80% score is required on the Final Assessment to receive Completion Certificate.


A digital Certificate of Completion is generated and stored within the LMS platform. PDF version is available to download and print.

Duration: Approximately 60 minutes

Prerequisites: There are no specific prerequisites for this course.