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CONFINED SPACE PRE-ENTRY
This Confined Spaces Awareness Course will guide you through all aspects of working in a Confined Space, entry and exit, to safe work and rescue procedures. Our comprehensive course will explain in detail what you need to know, emphasize key points and test your knowledge retention after each module. You should check with your employer to see whether or not you need Confined Spaces Training, and to which level of training you will be required to achieve.
This course consists of 12 chapters and a final exam. Once you pass your exam, you may print your certificates of completion (wallet & wall sized).
After completion of this course, you should be able to understand:
- What is a Confined Space?
- How to Safely Enter a Confined Space
- Worker and Employer Responsibilities
- Hazard Recognition and Prevention
- Safe Work and Rescue Procedures
This training program is intended to be completed entirely online. Depending on your duties or workplace hazards, hands-on equipment training such as donning/doffing a harness, mask fit testing, atmospheric testing, simulator training for entry/rescue, or site-specific training for the hazards present in your work place may be required. Please contact us if you would like more information or to arrange supplementary or on-site training.
*This certificate is valid for 3 years. Individuals or employers may use their best judgment to set their own expiration period.
|Average Duration: 1.5 - 2 Hours|
|Printable Certificate Upon Completion|
|Plastic Proof Of Training Card Available|
|Unlimited Exam Attempts|
|Valid for 3 Years*|
|Self-Paced. Available 24/7|
|Live Student Support|
|Permanent Record of Training|
|User Management Tools Available|
1. Introduction to Confined Spaces
Learn how to identify and define a confined space. This chapter covers an introduction to confined spaces, learning objectives, reasons for working in a confined space, assessing the hazards of a confined space and implementing a control program.
2. Recognizing Confined Spaces
Chapter 2 covers the importance of confined space awareness, definitions of confined spaces, characteristics of confined spaces, confined space hazards, and common examples of confined spaces. Students will also learn what defines entry into a confined space.
3. Roles & Responsibilities
Topics of chapter 3 include roles and responsibilities related to confined spaces. Positions covered include workers, management, entry supervisors, attendants, breathing air supply system attendants, entrants, and emergency response teams. Worker rights are also covered in this chapter.
4. Confined Space Atmospheric Hazards
Learn about the 4 main types of atmospheric hazards in confined spaces: oxygen deficiency, oxygen enrichment, flammable/explosive agents, and hazardous atmospheres including IDLH agents. Students will be trained on causes of atmospheric issues, LEL limits, time weighted averages, H2S, carbon monoxide, and more.
5. Controlling Atmospheric Hazards
Chapter 5 covers air testing, testing procedures, considerations and precautions, performing air tests, purging, ventilating, and inerting.
Learn about using a respirator in a confined space, respirator regulations, CSA & NIOSH standards, and the different types of respirators including air-purifying and supplied air respirators. Students will also learn how to select a respirator and the steps involved with fit checks including positive and negative pressure testing. Lastly, students will learn about inspection and maintenance of their respirator.
7. Non-atmospheric Hazards
This chapter covers non-atmospheric hazards that may be encountered in a confined space. Hazards covered include: electrical, moving parts, physical, ignition, chemical, biological, configuration, traffic, weather, and human hazards.
8. Controlling Non-atmospheric Hazards
Chapter 8 teaches students how to control non-atmospheric hazards. This includes: safety control regulations by province in Canada, hazard controls, lockout & tagout, energy isolating devices, release from lockout & tagout, PPE & devices, traffic control systems, administrative controls, and training.
9. Confined Space Fall Protection
Learn about how fall protection equipment can be used in confined spaces, including the ABCs of fall protection, regulations by province in Canada, anchor points, full-body harnesses, connecting devices, and fall protection for rescuers.
10. PPE & Devices
This chapter covers the use of personal protective equipment aside from respiratory and fall protection equipment. This includes protecting clothing, head protection, hearing protection, eye and face protection, foot protection, hand protection. Additionally, students will learn about devices such as lighting systems, communication systems, and traffic control systems.
11. Confined Space Permits & Procedures
Students will learn about confined space pre-entry regulations by province in Canada. This includes pre-entry, confined space entry permit regulations, and entry permit characteristics. Students are provided with an example permit, and trained on permit expectations.
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