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Confined Space Entry Rescuer

Course Description

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The focus of this course is confined space rescue training. It is designed for entry supervisors and/or entrants. The course involves both classroom presentations as well as a high degree of hands on scenarios that will require attendees to actively participate in confined space rescue applications. The training utilizes pre-engineered rescue systems and techniques that are easily adaptable to both team and peer rescue. Specific focus on the implementation and monitoring of a rescue plan will be covered. It should be noted that this is not a technical rope rescue course.

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will receive a certificate recognizing that they have met OSHA and ANSI requirements.

  • Topics Discussed

    • Defining confined space rescue
    • Understanding hazards and associated risks for confined space rescues
    • Managing and developing confined space rescue plans
    • Understanding the personnel roles and procedures for confined space rescue
    • Understanding how to conduct a non-entry rescue
    • Understanding how to conduct an entry rescue
    • Understanding selection and use of equipment for rescue entry and egress
    • Understanding basic rescue and emergency response procedures
  • Duration: 
    3 days (up to 24 hours)

    Recommended Attendance:
    This course is for personnel who supervise or must access, work and/or perform rescue within confined spaces. This course includes the 2 day (Up to 16 hour) Confined Space Entrant/Supervisor course.

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