Many workers need to enter confined spaces to perform such functions as repairs, inspections or maintenance, which can be very dangerous. Proper equipment and procedures must be used and workers must be thoroughly trained to reduce the risks associated with the hazards that are present. This course has been designed to help you meet all regulatory and government requirements including the Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Code.
This is a 1½ hour online course.
Upon completion of this course you will be able to:
- Identify confined spaces
- List and describe the hazards found in confined spaces
- Understand how to protect yourself against confined space hazards
- Explain use of entry permits and employee responsibilities
- Explain why confined spaces are hazardous
- List the members of a confined space entry team
- List the information required for a confined space entry permit
- List conditions that must be satisfied before a confined space is entered
- Identify the responsibilities of each member of a confined space entry team
- Describe the requirements for a hazard assessment, review of work conditions, and pre-work planning
- Explain when air testing is required