Elevated Tasks

Working at heights educational course

Keith Markun – Qualified educational trainer & primary host.

(Training/ Consulting/ Contracting)


Project outlines for the educational courses

Prelude to the 2 day hands on course is the 1 day prerequisite Primary session.

OSHA compliant working at heights 

1 day primary session 

Classroom instruction with slides and live trainer. 

Subjects include-

  • OSHA rules and regulations as they pertain to roofs, ladders, heights safety, harnesses, lifts, etc.
  • Anatomy of a rooftop.
  • Ladders , stabilizing, footings, attachments, etc.
  • Type 1 & type 2 rope access.
  • Transitioning & traversing rooftops.
  • Safety harnesses, attachments, and accessories.
  • Anchor points and attachments.
  • Other safety tools & devices for positioning and handling.

Day 2 and 3

Fully Hands On

Students get to inspect different roofing materials, use different tools and equipment, learn how to anchor and install, and become comfortable and confident with their skills.

Different roofing materials, pitches, and real world conditions as they pertain to working at heights employees.

Students will learn about-

  1. Ladder positioning 
  2. Lifeline rope positioning 
  3. Anchoring into and onto different surfaces 
  4. Walking and traversing different surfaces 
  5. Harness points and body positioning 
  6. OSHA regulations 
  7. Temporary and permanent anchor installations.
  8. Working with their hands while roped in & dealing with scenarios.
  9. Fixing, patching, & sealing rooftop holes/etc.
  10. Working around solar panels
  11. Self rescuing in a harness

Students will be provided with all of the necessary safety equipment and gear during this course.

Students may bring their own personal harnesses, tool belts, impact drivers/drills, etc. Ensure they are clearly marked with the student name. These will need to be inspected and approved by us prior to being able to use them.

Wear roof safe non slippery close toed shoes, and clothing suitable for working on rooftops for the 2 day hands on portion.

Completion of the course-

Each student will be evaluated during their hands on portion of the course. 

Demonstrating the skills/ knowledge/ and abilities that pertain to working at heights.


Creation of the course-

Originally created out of necessity for the wildlife and pest industries; there was a need for providing professional training and support to the trades.

From there, the program became more robust to encompass solutions for other trades.

Anyone working at heights on roofs, ladders, and lifts will be able to find solutions for training, consulting, and contracting.

Working at heights in person training courses.

Training in person vs online has several benefits to the employee and employers.

1-You pay more attention to a course in person vs online.

2-Being engaged with the classroom and the instructor.

3-Ability to ask questions.


5-Being able to physically touch some of the tools and gear being discussed.

6-Makes the training more efficient and fun.

The information being taught during the one day instructional classroom course session will only be available here; and will only be touched upon slightly at the beginning of the fully hands on separate two day course.

The certification provided by us after successfully completing the one day instructional course will be worded as such to provide employers with the knowledge that the employees are successfully trained and knowledgeable in the following areas.

In recognition of their efforts and achievement in completing the one day classroom training course; This certificate acknowledges their participation, understanding, and commitment to safe work practices in the fields pertaining to steep roofs and systems;

1 hour classroom instruction of each –

OSHA regulations ,Risks assessments, Portable ladder safety, Aerial lift safety, Personal fall protection, Anchoring equipment & systems