Confined Space & Confined Space Entry Training

Available as an open enrollment class in Franklin, PA, Houston, TX or at your facility.

(16-hour Course, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.)

This entry level course is designed for individuals responsible for confined space entry, planning, supervising, or for administrating employees that work in confined spaces in both general industry and construction. A detailed review of confined space regulations, typical atmospheric, physical, and mechanical hazards are taught and explained. Control measures are provided along with a number of application exercises focusing on confined space equipment, inspection, gas detection and atmospheric testing, and non-entry and entry rescue are discussed and reviewed.

This confined space course meets or exceeds OSHA 7300 29 CFR 1910.146 and 29 CFR 1926.1200 – 1213 (permit required confined space regulations requirements).

PROGRAM TOPICS

  • Confined Space Definition and Requirements
  • Discussion of common Fatalities & Mistakes
  • 3 “Key” Questions
    • What is a confined space?
    • What are the hazards?
    • What are the precautions?
  • Legal Requirements & Review of Appropriate Legislation
    • OSHA 1910.146, Permit-required confined spaces (PRCS)
    • OSHA 1926.1200 - 1213, PRCS for Construction
    • ANSI/ASSE Z117.1-2003, Safety Requirements for Confined Spaces
  • Definition of “Competent”
  • Review of Confined Space Testing Equipment
    • Calibration of equipment
    • Monitoring equipment
    • Ventilation equipment
  • Rescue
    • What equipment is needed
    • Non-entry vs. entry rescues
    • Hands-on practice with rescue equipment

CLASS SIZE

Limited to 15 participants

COURSE MATERIALS

Reference materials including confined space manual and course completion certificate.