29 CFR 1910.146 Permit-Required Confined Spaces and ANSI Z117.1 Safety Requirements for Confined Spaces Training Certification
OSHA states that the employer shall provide training so that all employees whose work is regulated by this section acquire the understanding, knowledge, and skills necessary for the safe performance of the duties assigned under this section. To fully understand the health and safety risks of entering and working in confined spaces, workers are required to take confined space entry training in compliance with OSHA requirements. The employer shall certify that the training required by this section has been accomplished. Confined spaces include, but are not limited to underground vaults, tanks, storage bins, manholes, pits, silos, process vessels, and pipelines. 
  • Training shall be provided to each affected employee:
  • Before the employee is first assigned duties under this section;
  • Before there is a change in assigned duties;
  • Whenever there is a change in permit space operations that presents a hazard about which an employee has not previously been trained;
  • Whenever the employer has reason to believe either that there are deviations from the permit space entry procedures or that there are inadequacies in the employee's knowledge or use of these procedures.
 

Training Includes:

  • Atmospheric Testing and the Causes of a Hazardous Atmosphere
  • Continuous Forced Air Ventilation
  • Respiratory Equipment Options
  • Employee Duties Entrants,Permit Space Evaluation Process
  • Rescue & Retrieval Equipment
  • Types of Rescues
  • Training Requirements
  • Permit-Required Confined Spaces
  • Programs including Entry & Hot Work Permits
 
 
COST: $55 per person. Certificate upon completion.