Confined Space Awareness, Entry and Monitor (Rescue Practical) Course

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This course is applicable to a variety of industries that have confined spaces on their worksites including but not limited to oil and gas, construction, office buildings, industrial, rail, manufacturing and any area that meets the definition of confined space.

Upon completion of this course you will have a 3 year Certification in Confined Space Awareness, Entry and Monitor (Rescue Practical)

Course Description

Alberta Occupational Health & Safety Code defines a confined space as a restricted space that may become hazardous to a worker entering it because of

a) An atmosphere that is or may be injurious by reason of oxygen deficiency or enrichment, flammability, explosivity or toxicity

b) A condition or changing set of circumstances within that space that presents a potential for injury or illness

c) The potential or inherent characteristics of an activity which can produce adverse or harmful consequences within the space.

Confined spaces present special hazards to workers including risks of toxic or asphyxiant gas exposure, fires, falls and entrapment. Workers need to remain aware of these potential hazards and how to avoid or control them in their day to day work activity.

This comprehensive 8 Hour Confined Space Awareness, Entry and Monitor (Rescue Practical) course will provide your staff with knowledge on how to work safely in a confined space.

Course Objectives

  • How to identify a confined space
  • Hazards of confined spaces
  • Exposure limits
  • Relevant legislation
  • Safe work procedures
  • Codes of practice
  • Preparation for entry (pre-entry meetings)
  • Lock-out procedures
  • Safe work permits
  • Communication skills
  • Post-entry debriefing

Frequently Asked Questions

What is Confined Space Entry Training?

Confined Space Training in Calgary is a course that provides the knowledge required to recognize, evaluate and manage confined space hazards. The course standards are based on the best safe work practices while working in confined or constricted areas.

Should I take General Industry or Construction Industry Confined Space Entry Training?

The short answer is both. Each training program offers knowledge and workplace best practices to ensure a safer work experience.

What topics are covered for General Industry Confined Space Training?

Various topics will be covered during your General Industry Space Training. Some of these include:

  • Employer, contractor, supervisor, and worker responsibilities and obligations
  • How to identify a confined space
  • What potential hazards to be aware of in confined spaces
  • Authorization systems for confined spaces
  • Confined space entry and work preparation
  • How to work safely in confined spaces
  • Emergency contingency plans for confined spaces

What topics are covered for Construction Confined Space Training?

Construction Confined Space Training covers many valuable touchpoints that will serve your staff well in the field. Some of these topics include:

  • Entry supervisor duties
  • Reasons for fatalities in confined spaces
  • Conditions for a hazardous atmosphere
  • Training and awareness fatality statistics
  • Applicable regulations
  • General requirements
  • Easy-to-understand rules for permit spaces
  • Entry procedures and responsibilities
  • Equipment essentials

Can I take Confined Space Training Online?

Yes, you can! We offer an online Confined Space Pre-Entry Awareness (Awareness Only Training) course you can take in the comfort of your own home.

What jobs need Confined Space Certification?

The utility of this Confined Space Training spreads across numerous jobs, careers, and positions. Some of the jobs that require Confined Space Certification include:

  • Scaffolder
  • Jackhammer operator
  • Construction labourer
  • Oilfield labourer
  • Insulator
  • Pipeline Inspector
  • Energy API inspector
  • Electrician
  • Welder