Course Description: This course is designed for those individuals who will be supervising, monitoring, or entering a confined space. It is designed to bring awareness to workers of the hazards that exist when entering/exiting and working in a confined space. This course is the minimum requirement for an entrant to be trained in hazards that are capable of causing injury, illness and death in a confined space.
- OSHA Subpart AA.
- Definitions of confined spaces and permit confined spaces.
- Identification of hazardous conditions and atmospheres in confined spaces.
- Responsibilities of entrants, attendants, and supervisors.
- Alternate entry, reclassification procedures.
- Rescue and emergency procedures.
- Use of related equipment.
- Ventilation, monitoring, basic responsibilities.
Pre-requisites: There are no pre-requisites for this course.
Course Objectives: Upon completion of this training, students will be familiar with:
- Identifying types of hazards in confined spaces.
- Procedures to follow before entering a confined space.
- Define the terms oxygen deficiency versus oxygen enrichment.
- Recognize the concept of lower and upper flammable limits isolation, inserting and special procedures to enter a confined space.
- Identify confined space hazards, such as hydrogen sulfide and carbon monoxide toxins.
- General duties of the Attendant, Entrant and Supervisor.
- Define the difference between non-permit and permit entry confined spaces.
- Describe the importance of following confined space rescue procedures.
Course Materials: Will be provided.
Course Duration: 8 hours of training.