Training Course Overview
Training shall conform to OSHA Regulation, 29 CRF 1910.146 and Permit-Required Confined Space Standard. The trainee will be shown how to use and read a gas monitor, setup a tripod and safety harness, fill out confined space permit, and general safety tips for day to day work inside confined spaces.
Training shall include the following:
- Identifying a confined space per OSHA’s standards
- Identifying if it is safe to enter
- How to use and read the gas monitor readings
- How to properly filled out confined space permits
- How to use portable ventilation fans
- How to use supplied fresh air when vent fans are not effective
- How to safety use a safety tripod and harness
- How to avoid common confined space accidents
Training booklets will be provided to trainees and will receive hands on training with real field equipment such as the gas monitor, tripod & harness, and supplied air unit. Confined Space has a wide range of applications for many types of trades and industries. This training is tailored to confined space inside manholes, lift stations, waste water treatment, large diameter pipe, and underground structures found is most municipal utility work. Aside from OSHA confined space requirements general field safety equipment and supplies should be used in day to day construction or inspection activity like protective eye wear, gloves, safety vests, protective clothing, hard hats, steel toe boots, and/or any other required by Local, City, State, or Federal regulator. All safety implementation programs by firms, City’s, contractors, inspectors, or any other third party attending this training shall be solely responsible for maintaining, following, and enforcing this practices on their own accord. Maintaining a company safety program will lead to safer working conditions and fewer accidents that can be avoided with good safety practices/ habits.