Confined Space Entry

This course will give you the knowledge needed to:

  • Identify confined spaces and their hazards;
  • Proper utilization of atmospheric monitoring equipment;
  • Methods to safely ventilate the confined space;
  • Duties and roles of supervisors, entrants, and attendants;
  • The confined space entry permit system
  • Requirements for rescue services & personnel; and
  • Steps necessary to temporarily declassify a permit-required confined space.

The class will include formal classroom training, a simulated permit entry and non-entry rescue. Hands-On training incorporates the use of inspection, personal monitoring, atmospheric testing, engineering controls and work practices, personal protective equipment, fall protection, and retrieval devices.
Who Should Attend? Any employee whose duties include entering confined spaces to perform inspections, maintenance or repair work, or those who supervise such employees. Job descriptions include, but are not limited to millwrights, engineers, mechanical maintenance, electricians, plumbers and municipal water/sewer workers and utility company employees.

Students will receive a certificate acknowledging their successful completion of training in accordance with OSHA 29 CFR 1910.146 and 29 CFR 1926.1200