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Confined Space Entry Training


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What You Will Learn

  1. Introduction to Confined Spaces
  2. Confined Space Regulations and Standards
  3. Identifying Confined Spaces and Hazards
  4. Entry Permits and Procedures
  5. Atmospheric Testing and Monitoring
  6. Hazard Control Measures
  7. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Confined Spaces
  8. Rescue and Emergency Procedures
  9. Training and Competence
  10. Accountability and Culture of Safety

Confined Space Entry Training

  1. Introduction to Confined Spaces:
    • Understand the definition of a confined space and the potential hazards associated with confined space entry.
    • Comprehend the importance of proper planning, preparation, and training for working in confined spaces.
    • Recognize the responsibilities of employers and workers in ensuring safe entry and work in confined spaces.
  2. Confined Space Regulations and Standards:
    • Familiarize yourself with relevant safety regulations and standards, such as OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) confined space entry requirements (29 CFR 1910.146).
    • Understand the legal requirements and responsibilities of employers and employees in complying with confined space regulations.
    • Learn about the different roles and responsibilities of the entry supervisor, attendant, and entrants.
  3. Identifying Confined Spaces and Hazards:
    • Learn how to identify confined spaces in the workplace and distinguish them from other types of work areas.
    • Identify common confined space hazards, including poor ventilation, limited entry/exit, hazardous atmospheres, and engulfment risks.
    • Comprehend the importance of conducting thorough hazard assessments and understanding potential hazards specific to each confined space.
  4. Entry Permits and Procedures:
    • Understand the purpose and components of a confined space entry permit.
    • Comprehend the steps involved in obtaining an entry permit, including hazard identification, atmospheric testing, and emergency procedures.
    • Learn the importance of following established entry procedures, including pre-entry briefing, communication, and equipment checks.
  5. Atmospheric Testing and Monitoring:
    • Learn the principles of atmospheric testing and monitoring in confined spaces.
    • Understand the importance of testing for oxygen levels, flammable gases, and toxic substances before entering a confined space.
    • Comprehend the procedures for using gas detectors, sampling, and interpreting atmospheric test results.
  6. Hazard Control Measures:
    • Learn the hierarchy of hazard controls, including elimination, substitution, engineering controls, administrative controls, and personal protective equipment (PPE).
    • Understand the importance of implementing control measures to mitigate confined space hazards.
    • Comprehend the significance of proper ventilation, lockout/tagout, and equipment isolation to ensure a safe working environment.
  7. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Confined Spaces:
    • Comprehend the importance of selecting and using appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) for confined space entry.
    • Learn about the types of PPE commonly used in confined spaces, including respirators, fall protection, and protective clothing.
    • Understand the proper fitting, use, and maintenance of PPE for maximum effectiveness.
  8. Rescue and Emergency Procedures:
    • Comprehend the importance of having a rescue plan and trained rescue personnel in place for confined space emergencies.
    • Learn the proper procedures for initiating a rescue, including communication, equipment use, and retrieval methods.
    • Understand the need for regular drills, rehearsals, and coordination with emergency response teams.
  9. Training and Competence:
    • Understand the importance of comprehensive training for all personnel involved in confined space entry and rescue operations.
    • Comprehend the knowledge and skills required to work safely in confined spaces, including hazard identification, control measures, and emergency response.
    • Learn about the importance of ongoing training and updates to ensure competence and awareness of best practices.
  10. Accountability and Culture of Safety:
    • Understand the roles and responsibilities of employers, supervisors, and workers in maintaining a culture of safety and adherence to confined space entry procedures.
    • Comprehend the importance of individual accountability and adherence to confined space entry rules and procedures.
    • Promote a culture of safety, continuous improvement, and open communication regarding confined space concerns.

Cost Per Person

$150 per person

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