This course is intended for everyone working in confined spaces in any part of the country, in any sector (residential, industrial, commercial, institutional, pipeline, civil). The course will introduce you to the types of confined spaces and the associated hazards. Confined spaces can be hazardous if not approached with an understanding of how to prepare for entry, how to enter and work safely, and what to do if an incident occurs.
You will learn about the activities within a confined space and codes of practice. Different types of hazard controls are presented, including engineering, administrative and protective equipment, and covers confined space entry procedures, including the rescue plan and evacuation (escape) plan. This includes your roles and responsibilities in post-entry inspections and retention of records.
After completing this course, you will be able to:
- Identify the types of confined spaces
- Recognize the potential hazards
- Assess and control the hazards
- Understand your roles and responsibilities prior to entry, while working on and leaving a confined space
The course duration is approximately 3 hours.
This course has been accredited by the Canadian Construction Association (CCA) for one (1) credit toward Gold Seal Certification. A final mark of 100% is required in order to receive a certificate of completion.
Once registration has been completed for a course, you will receive an email with your PIN and instructions within 24 hours of registration. All registrations received after office hours will be processed the next business day. Please note there are no refunds or cancellations for any of these courses once payment has been submitted.