TRAINING OPTIONS: IN-CLASS AND ONSITE
Confined spaces in the workplace pose a significant risk of injury and death. Hazards in confined spaces can result in fire, explosion, unconsciousness, asphyxiation, or drowning. Confined space incidents can happen suddenly, often without any warning. Employers must take the necessary steps to ensure worker safety around confined spaces.
BEST Safety Trainings Confined Space Entry training was created to help people who enter confined spaces meet requirements of the OHSA.
Confined space requirements have been consolidated into one regulation, O. Reg. 632/05 (Confined Spaces Regulation or Regulation).
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
- Legislative Requirements
- Know your duties and responsibilities in performing confined space work
- Recognize the characteristics that define a permit-required confined space
- Understand the types of confined space hazards and why they are potentially harmful
- Know the types of control measures used to ensure a space is safe before and during entry
- Be able to conduct a proper pre-entry assessment and preparation of the confined space
- Understand the necessary procedures for working inside a confined space
- Know what to do in the event of a problem or emergency situation
Supervisors, lead hands, workers and health and safety committee members/ representatives who work with or supervise Confined Space Entry.
This is a 3-4 hour theory program with a review of Confined Space Entry Protocols, forms to be populated for entry as well as understanding of how your atmospheric testing equipment operates.