18 and older
8 Hr Permit Required Confined Space Competent Person/Supervisor - English
The new OSHA Confined Space in Construction Standard (29 CFR 1926 - Subpart AA) requires contractors to train their employees so they are proficient in the duties of an authorized Entrant, Attendant or Entry Supervisor/Competent Person.
Every worker that enters a confined space must be fully trained on the following:
Part 1 - Entrant / Attendant Training
- Recognition and identification of potential hazards of the confined spaces that will be entered.
- Evaluation and control procedures for the identified or potential hazards.
- Set-up, use and limitations of all equipment such as emergency equipment, ventilation equipment (blowers), hazardous energy control, isolation and lockout equipment, and air quality monitors (e.g., Oxygen/combustible meters) that will be used while in the confined space.
- Set-up, use and limitations of all personal protective equipment (e.g., full-body harness, respirators) that the worker will be using while in the confined space.
- All safe work procedures for entering the confined space as outlined in the employer's Confined Space Hazard Assessment Program.
- Procedures to follow in the event of a situation developing that could present additional risk to the worker or an emergency.
- The specific work to be done while in the confined space.
- To work in a manner that will not endanger lives.
Authorized entrants are employees who have been trained and approved to enter a confined space.
Authorized attendants must be able to monitor situations inside and outside confined spaces so they can order entrants to evacuate a space if a dangerous situation arises in either place.
The Entrant / Attendant course presents an overview of;
Part 2 – Supervisor / Competent Person Training
- Physical & Chemicals Properties that pose a hazard.
- Toxicology - Know the signs and symptoms of exposure for the hazardous atmospheres encountered in a confined space.
- Uses & limitations of Personnel Protective Equipment.
- General overview of the Confined Space regulations.
- Duties & Responsibilities of the Entrant / Attendant.
- Demonstration of required monitoring, ventilation, & Non Entry rescue equipment.
- Reading & Understanding a Confined Space Permit.
The Entry Supervisors / Competent person must know and be able to recognize the hazards of confined spaces and the means and methods to eliminate or control them.
Persons taking this course should already have completed Part 1 Entrant / Attendant Training.
The Entry Supervisor / Competent Person course presents an overview of;
Rescue and Emergency Services are NOT covered as part of this course.
- Recognition of Confined Spaces
- Additional Safety Concerns.
- Monitoring Instrument Calibration & Maintenance.
- Elements of a Confined Space Hazard Assessment Program.
- Confined Space permit.
- Duties & Responsibilities of the Entry Supervisor / Competent Person.
Pens, instruction booklets, test, videos, PowerPoint presentations, instructor evaluation sheet, attendance sign-in sheets.Note:
Course fee includes: administrative fees, course materials, and certificates. Available for purchase: extra booklets, certificate replacements, and mailing out certificates. Successful Completion:
In order to successfully fulfill the requirements for completion of the 8 Hr Permit Required Confined Space Supervisor course, students must:
- Be able to clearly communicate with the instructor and complete all paperwork in the language the course is delivered in. No personal interpreters permitted.
- Complete all required paperwork: registration, evaluation, attendance, etc.
- Attend all required hours of the course. Any make up sessions must be completed within six months from the start date.
- Participate during class activities and reviews
- Complete tests with a passing grade of 70%
No exceptions will be made. No partial credit awarded for any course.