OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Subpart AA Confined Spaces in Construction and ANSI Z117.1 Safety Requirements for Confined Spaces Training Certification
  • OSHA has released the final rule for Confined Space Entry in Construction, 29 CFR 1926 Subpart AA. Confined spaces include, but are not limited to: underground vaults, tanks, storage bins, manholes, pits, silos, process vessels, sewer systems, storm water drains, water mains, crawl spaces, heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning (HVAC) ducts, and pipelines.
  • Key provisions of the final standard require employers to:
  • Determine what kinds of spaces their employees will be in, what hazards could be there, and how those hazards should be made safe;
  • Train each employee whose work is regulated by this standard;
  • Develop and implement a written confined space program if employees will enter permit spaces;
  • Provide rescue and emergency services for employees who enter permit spaces, should anything go wrong.
This training is required for employees that may have the opportunity to enter (authorized entrant), attend (attendant), or act as entry supervisors for work in confined spaces including permit- required confined spaces. 
 
Training Includes:
The Permit Space Evaluation Process
Atmospheric Testing and the Causes of a Hazardous Atmosphere
Continuous Forced Air Ventilation
Respiratory Equipment Options
Permit Required Confined Space
Programs (including entry & hot work permits and the responsibilities of entrants, attendants and entry supervisors)
Rescue & Retrieval Equipment and Training Requirements
 
COST: $55 per person. Certificate upon completion.