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This online course satisfies the training requirements for the OSHA 29 CFR § 1910.146 Permit-required Confined Spaces Standard, as well as covering topics as outlined in 1926.32(f) "Competent person".
Who must take this course?
While every worker within a confined space should be competent, this course is geared toward the ultimate and legally bound competent person within a work site: an entry supervisor. At a work site, there may be one or more supervisors, and each supervisor must gain the knowledge and experience necessary to be deemed a competent person.
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It will take a MINIMUM of 2 hours to complete this online course. The student may log on and off as needed. A bookmark will be set so when they log back in they will return to where they left off.
Upon successful completion each student will have immediate access to a OSHA Confined Space Entry Competent Person/Supervisor training printable certificate and wallet card.
We have no restrictions on how long a person takes to complete a course.
Likewise, if you are purchasing for others, we have no time limit on assigning courses. So you can purchase a larger quantity then you currently need and take advantage of volume discounts.
Each student will receive 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.
Our OSHA Confined Space Entry Competent Person/Supervisor training course consists of content, graphics, audio, self-check questions, and a final exam.
This OSHA Confined Space Entry Competent Person/Supervisor course aims to provide confined spaces employees with an understanding of hazardous conditions, define what constitutes a competent person, and outline acceptable safe working conditions. While every worker within a confined space should be competent, this course is geared toward the ultimate and legally bound competent person within a work site: an entry supervisor. At a work site, there may be one or more supervisors, and each supervisor must gain the knowledge and experience necessary to be deemed a competent person. We will look at an entry supervisor's job responsibilities as the competent person more thoroughly throughout this course.
Specific topics covered in this course include:
- About This Course
- Course Objectives
- Introduction to OSHA Confined Space Entry Competent Person/Supervisor Training Course
- Permit-required confined space
- Non-permit required space
- Types of Confined Spaces
- Key Terms
- Incidents and Statistics
- Regulatory Agencies
- Entry Requirements
- PRCS Entry Permit
- PRCS Entry Permit Procedures
- PRCS Written Program
- Competent Person Supervisor Responsibilities
- Pre-entry Responsibilities
- Entry Responsibilities
- Post-entry Responsibilities
- Hot Work
- Hot Work Permit
- Non-permit Required Confined Spaces
- Hot Work Training
- Specific Training
- Training Documentation
- Hazard Recognition
- Oxygen Deficient Environment
- Oxygen Enriched Environment
- Configuration Hazards
- Hazardous Atmospheres
- Other Potential Hazards
- Atmospheric Testing
- Measuring Exposure Levels
- Safety Controls
- Engineering Controls
- Work Practices
- Hazard Classification System
- Hazard Classes
- Helpful Resources
- Safety Data Sheets
- HAZCOM Program
- NFPA Labels
- Other Types of Labels
- Hot Work, Welding, and Emergency Response
- Hot Work Safety Practices
- Hot Work Competent Supervisor Responsibilities
- Gas Welding and Cutting
- Cylinder Safety
- Arc Welding and Cutting
- Emergency Response
- Emergency Equipment
- Additional Resources
The length of time for which the training is valid is determined by OSHA 29 CFR § 1910.146:
(g) Training. (1) 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.
(2) Training shall be provided to each affected employee:
(i) Before the employee is first assigned duties under this section;
(ii) Before there is a change in assigned duties;
(iii) Whenever there is a change in permit space operations that presents a hazard about which an employee has not previously been trained;
(iv) Whenever the employer has reason to believe either that there are deviations from the permit space entry procedures required by paragraph (d)(3) of this section or that there are inadequacies in the employee's knowledge or use of these procedures.
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