Approximately 90 people each year die from entry into confined spaces. Confined Spaces are common through all types of industries and can pose very serious physical and health hazards to a worker while on the job. Training and education is the most effective way to help ensure your safety while working in a confined space.
This class will provide comprehensive confined space entry training, with hands on demonstrations that helps prepare you for when you are faced with a confined space on the job.
Construction and general industry workers who are looking to fill the role of attendant, authorized entrant, and entry supervisors along with rescue personnel need training that coincides with the OSHA regulations that fall under 1910.146 and 1926 subpart AA.
The learning objectives for the students taking this course will be to:
-Understand the scope and application of OSHA’s standards for Confined Spaces
-Be able to recognize a confined space and determine if it is “Permit Required”
-Understand the OSHA requirements of implementing and having a confined space entry program
-Recognize the responsibilities of attendants, authorized entrants and entry supervisors
-Understand the different procedures for non-entry and entry rescue, as well as how to summon the proper rescue and emergency services
-Understand how to complete an “Entry Permit”
-Knowing the basic knowledge of using related confined space safety equipment
-Learn to take air quality samples – using gas detection technology
-Have an overall understanding of the different possible hazards and risks that can occur within confined spaces and how to go about mitigating them