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Confined Space Level 1

Course Description

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Confined spaces 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 the 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 access equipment practical exercise to understand safe vertical entry.

  • Course Overview

    • Confined space identification
    • Hazard categories
    • Respecting confined spaces
    • Confined space oversight
    • Roles and responsibilities
      - Supporting roles  
      - Attendant  
      - Entrant
    • Hazard controls
    • Testing and normalizing atmospheres
    • Emergency response
    • Permitting
    • Pre, entry, and post-entry protocols
  • Duration:
    1 day (up to 8 hours)

    Recommended Attendance:
    This course is suited for those who will either enter or serve as an attendant for those entering basic confined spaces at the worksite.

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