Confined Space Awareness

Confined Space Awareness

Confined Space Awareness is an introduction to the safety precautions needed in order to work in these types of environments. This is the pre-requisite for Level 2 – Confined Space Entry

Intended for: Anyone working in or around a confined space
Class Size: Maximum 12 students
Course Length: 1/2 day (4 hours)
Course Content: The following is included;

  • WorkSafe BC regulations and standards governing confined spaces
  • Confined Spaces Overview: Characteristics and types
  • Ventilation: Use and limitations
  • Confined Space Entry Program: How it works and when its needed
  • Hazards: Hazardous atmospheres, physical hazards, and hazard ratings
  • Responsibilities: Employer, supervisor, and worker
  • Communications and Equipment
  • Air Monitoring Equipment: Care and use

Upon Conclusion of the course, participants will have:

Developed a clear understanding of the above topics. Participated in group discussions and exercises. Observed a demonstration on the use and care of an atmosphere monitor and the inspection of safety equipment.

Record of Training:

A certificate of training will be issued. Although there is no regulation specific to expiry of training, it is recommended that training be refreshed every 3 years.

Applicable Regulation:

WorkSafe BC’s Occupational Health and Safety Regulation, Part 9: Confined Spaces http://www.worksafebc.com/Topics/ConfinedSpaces/RegulationAndGuidelines.asp

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