Confined Space Awareness

COURSE TITLE:
CONFINED SPACE AWARENESS

This course is intended for those who work around confined spaces. It is a requirement for workers to be informed and educated about the hazards they may be exposed to. This course will ensure that workers can identify a confined space, the associated hazards and what to do when confronted with one. This course will be instructed by someone who assesses and writes confined space hazard assessments and entry procedures, a Qualified Person as defined by WorkSafeBC Part 9.11.  

 

  • What is a Confined Space?
  • Who Regulates Confined Space Entry?
  • The REAL Reason You Need to Know about Confined Spaces, Lessons Learned by Industry.
  • Responsibilities
  • Hazards Associated with Confined Spaces
  • Controlling the Hazards

DURATION:

2 Hours

MAX CLASS SIZE:

12 Students

METHOD OF INSTRUCTION:

Classroom

EOCP CEU’s:

.40

(not applicable for online training)

DETAILED COURSE OUTLINE

NOTE: All course can be tailored to include company specific information

CONFINED SPACE ENTRY
  1. What is a Confined Space?
    • WorkSafe BC Definition of Confined Space
  2. Who Regulates Confined Space Entry?
    • WSBC Regulatory Requirements
  3. The REAL Reason You Need to Know about Confined Spaces, Lessons Learned by Industry.
    • Review of Confined Space Fatalities
  4. Responsibilities of the Team
    • Employer
    • Supervisor
    • Worker
    • Joint Health and Safety Committee
  5. Hazards Associated with Confined Spaces
    • Atmospheric Hazards
    • Physical Hazards
    • Human Factor Hazards
  6. Controlling the Hazards
    • Training
    • Documentation
    • Air Monitoring
    • Ventilation
    • Rescue

An exam will be administered at the end of the class.