Confined space can be an extremely dangerous work environment and the utmost of care and caution needs to be taken before anyone considers entering or working near a confined space. Identifying, understanding and controlling the hazards provides workers with the ability to safely perform their duties within or when monitoring these environments.
This one-day course will address basic principles and concepts of confined space safety and the roles of the attendant and entrant in the process. The course includes case studies, workbook exercises and an access equipment practical exercise to understand safe vertical entry.
Students will receive a workbook for the class and certification upon completion.
Who should attend
The course is suited for those who will either enter or service as an attendant for those entering basic confined spaces at the worksite.
Duration: 1 day (up to 8 hours)
- Confined space identification
- Hazard categories
- Respecting confined spaces
- Roles and responsibilities
- Supporting roles
- Hazard controls
- Testing and normalizing atmospheres
- Emergency response
- Pre-entry and post-entry protocols