Course Name:  OSHA Confined Spaces in Construction

Course Number : 611687

CEUs: 3  (3 Hours of Instruction)    Category:  General

Course Description:
Confined spaces, such as pits, manholes, crawl spaces and tanks, are not designed for continuous occupancy and are difficult to exit in event of an emergency. Construction workers often perform tasks in confined spaces and face life-threatening hazards including toxic substances, electrocutions, explosions and asphyxiation. These physical and atmospheric hazards can largely be prevented if addressed prior to entering the space to perform work. OSHA’s standard CFR 1926 Subpart AA Confined Spaces in Construction addressed confined spaces in the construction industry, the hazards they present and steps to protect construction employees.

This course is designed for contractors, builders and code officials. Construction trades and their employees are also recommended to attend. Trades include, but are not limited to, framers, HVAC contractors, electricians, plumbers, insulators and air sealers.

Course Objectives:

  • Recall three hazards of Confined spaces
  • Develop a permit-required confined space program as required by OSHA
  • List three duties each for authorized entrants, attendants and entry supervisors

The basic information about documentation and the calculation procedure.

Method of Presentation
This course will be presented in a classroom lecture format with instructor use of a multi-media presentation. Attendee participation and questions will be encouraged.

Method of Evaluation:
Students will receive a course and instructor evaluation sheet that will be reviewed by the provider and used to adjust the course accordingly to meet the needs of future students.

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