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Introduction to Confined Spaces in Construction

    Introduction to Confined Spaces in Construction

    Course Overview

    This Introduction to Confined Spaces in Construction safety course is a more detailed review of confined spaces for attendants, entrants, supervisors and managers where the student will learn about OSHA’s new Confined Spaces in Construction regulation (29 CFR 1926 Subpart AA) and its fundamental requirements. This course focuses on the basics for recognizing, evaluating and controlling confined spaces. The student will learn about the guidelines set by OSHA for confined spaces and Confined Space Entry (CSE) program procedures that should be set by your company to ensure safety while working at the job site. In addition, you will be shown ways to prevent confined spaces injuries in your workplace.

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    Intended Audience

    This course is principally intended for employees that may have the opportunity to enter (authorized entrant), attend (attendant), or act as entry supervisors for (entry supervisor) work in confined spaces including permit-required confined spaces. The course provides on-line classroom type information surrounding the OSHA Construction requirements, confined spaces hazards, basic tools and techniques commonly used to recognize and evaluate hazards and the fundamentals of confined spaces hazard control. This online safety course is intended for those who work with tanks, silos, boilers, sewers, pipelines, ship’s holds and trenches.

    • Confined Space Entry Supervisor
    • Confined Space Entrant Worker
    • Confined Space Attendant Worker

    This Course is Based on:

    OSHA’s Confined Spaces in Construction Standard as found in 29 CFR 1926 Subpart AA.

    Learning Objectives

    This Introduction to Confined Spaces in Construction online safety course will explain the scope, definitions, requirements, processes and permits, training, duties of confined spaces personnel, rescue and employee participation requirements. Case studies and interactive exercises are designed to support student learning. Upon successful completion of this course, you will:

    • Recognize requirements of the OSHA Confined Spaces in Construction Standard, 29 CFR 1926, Subpart AA (effective August 3, 2015)
    • Identify hazards typical to confined spaces, how they are recognized and evaluated, and ways these hazards are controlled
    • Recognize components of the confined space permit process
    • Identify duties of individual confined space team members
    • Recognize the dangers of entry rescues and the preparations required for making a rescue
    • Recognize basic employer requirements for protecting workers from exposure to confined space entry hazards

    Course Topics

    • Introduction to Confined Spaces
    • Confined Spaces in Construction Standard
    • Definitions
    • General Requirements
    • Confined Spaces Safe Working Practices
    • Permit-required Confined Space Entry (CSE)
    • CSE Equipment
    • Duties of the CSE Team
    • Rescue from Confined Spaces
    • Special Considerations

    INDUSTRY TERMS

    • Barrier
    • Confined Spaces
    • Early Warning System
    • Emergency
    • Engulfment
    • Entry and Entry Permit
    • Hazardous Atmosphere
    • Permit Required Confined Spaces
    • Hazardous Atmosphere, Engulfment or Entrapment
    • Immediately Dangerous to Life or Health (IDLH)
    • Lockout and Tagout (LOTO)

    Features and Benefits

    This Introduction to Confined Spaces in Construction online safety course will explain the scope, definitions, requirements, processes and permits, training, duties of confined spaces personnel, rescue and employee participation requirements.

    • Clear understanding of the requirements of OSHA’s Confined Spaces in Construction Standard (29 CFR 1926 Subpart AA)
    • Enhanced learning through case studies and interactive exercises
    • Ability to access and print your Completion Certificate at any time, 24/7
    Walnut Creek, CA 94596
    Call: 800.971.1080