Confined Space Entry

Confined Space Entry

Course Description

This course is designed to develop the participant's:

  • Awareness of the risks associated with Confined Space Entry
  • Knowledge of Confined Space Entry safe work practices
  • Understanding of the control measures required while working in Confined Space Entry

Training shall consist of a combination of formal instruction (e.g., lecture, discussion, interactive, video, written material). Each candidate will undergo a theory assesment (multiple-choice questions) at the end of the course.

Course Objective

By the end of this course participants should be able to:

  • Knowledge of confined space hazards
  • Understanding of the required control measures
  • Entry watch requirement, role and responsibilities
  • Gas testing requirements
  • Emergency & rescue
  • Documentation
  • Take into consideration environmental conditions

Target Audience

All employees who enter confined spaces

Course Outline

The course will cover the following topics:

  • Introductions
  • Course objectives
  • Safety moment
  • Confined Space Entry (Definition and Examples)
  • Hazard associated with confined space entry
  • Atmospheric Hazards in confined spaces
  • Entry Watch Minimum Knowledge Requirements and Responsibilities
  • Entrants and Maintaining Communication with Entrants
  • Confined Space Entry Suspension
  • Gas Testing
  • Overview of Common Terms e.g. LEL, UEL, PPM etc.
  • Lower Explosive Limits Explained
  • Hydrogen Sulfide (H2S)
  • Carbon Monoxide (CO)
  • Methane (CH4)
  • Oxygen (O2)
  • Gas Properties
  • Determining Gas or Vapor Concentrations Manufacturers Information and Precautions
  • Interpreting gas test results
  • Levels & Readings
  • Set Points at Gas Test Monitor
  • Acceptable Limits in confined space
  • Conducting Gas Tests Conducting Gas Tests Cont. Monitoring & Ventilation
  • Air Monitoring & Ventilation
  • Emergency Rescue, Emergency Response (Inside and Outside)
  • Documentation Confined Space Entry Certificate