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Confined Space

Environmental Health & Safety

Health & Safety

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Course Description

Prepare workers to identify hazards & work safely in confined spaces & permit-required confined spaces, focusing on atmospheric hazards, physical hazards, roles and responsibilities, proper use of equipment, and emergency response methods and techniques. Includes both classroom and hands-on training.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course a student will be able to:

  1. Understand legal requirements such as OSHA regulations and ANSI standards.
  2. Understand the characteristics that define both confined spaces and permit required confined spaces.
  3. Understand atmospheric and physical hazards associated with confined spaces.
  4. Understand the roles and responsibilities for the confined space team.
  5. Understand the permitting system and properly complete a permit for Permit Confined Spaces.
  6. Understand various equipment associated with confined space entry.
  7. Recognize emergency situations and how to safely respond.
  8. Understand various techniques required for rescue based on the specific characteristics of the confined space.

Course Outline

  1. Introduction
  2. Confined Space Hazards
  3. Confined Space vs. Permit Required Confined Space
  4. Permit Required Confined Space Team and Duties
  5. Hazard Abatement Techniques
  6. Atmospheric Testing
  7. Confined Space Rescue
  8. Other Items
  9. Confined Space Rescue
  10. Emergency Rescue
  11. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  12. Rescue Equipment
  13. Commanding Confined Space Rescue