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OSHA Confined Space Competent Person & Supervisor

Caution Confined Space Entry Permit Required Call Your Supervisor

Online Training Certification Course 29 CFR 1910.146

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This course presents an overview of the OSHA Confined Space Entry regulations as they relate to the competent person entry supervisor. It will cover basic concepts and a general overview of the regulations, including proper methods and rules that competent entry supervisors must follow before, during, and after confined space entry. Persons taking this course should already have received Permit/Non-permit Confined Space Entry training.

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What are the governing regulations?
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 training?
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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Click to Learn More What are the consequences of not training?

Case Study: Two workers, an entrant and an attendant, were doing maintenance on a manhole with three feet of processing wastewater at the bottom. Both employees had worked in this manhole before without ever testing or monitoring the atmosphere, but never for an extended period of time. The company had a list of safety rules, but many of these were not implemented. While working, the entrant suddenly lost consciousness and fell into the wastewater. When the attendant entered the manhole to attempt rescue, he also lost consciousness. They were both found submerged in the water 45 minutes later and were pronounced dead at the scene. The coroner determined the cause of death to be hydrogen sulfide inhalation. Follow-up testing found the hydrogen sulfide levels to be far above the acceptable limits.

Key Takeaway: A safety plan does no good if it is not implemented. This is one of the reasons a supervisor must check each safety provision thoroughly before signing an entry permit. If proper monitoring, ventilation, and PPE had been in place, two deaths could have been avoided.

Click to Learn More What people are saying about this course.

Very useful and well elaborated. Yes, I would recommend it to my friends and coworkers.
Daniel D

its always good for workers stay updated in safety,yhat reduces the risk of accidents, and keep a good health.
Miguel A

The course was very helpful in learning all the safe practices and requirements for confined spaces.
Ryan J

Thank You for a positive learning experience.
Thomas H

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Click to Learn More Course topics.

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
    • Applicability
    • Key Terms
    • Incidents and Statistics
    • Regulatory Agencies
  • Entry Requirements
    • PRCS Entry Permit
    • PRCS Entry Permit Procedures
    • Instructions
    • 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
  • Training
    • 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
  • Labeling
    • 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
    • Rescue
    • Emergency Equipment
  • Summary
  • Additional Resources
  • Exam
Click to Learn More Course format.

Our OSHA Confined Space Entry Competent Person/Supervisor training course consists of content, graphics, audio, self-check questions, and a final exam.

Click to Learn More How long is the course?

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.

Click to Learn More How long do I have to complete this course?

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.

Click to Learn More How often is retraining or recertification required?

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.
Click to Learn More How soon is the certificate of completion issued?

Upon successful completion each student will have immediate access to a OSHA Confined Space Entry Competent Person/Supervisor training printable certificate and wallet card.

Click to Learn More Continuing education credits?

Each student will receive 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) from Compliance Training Online® for completing this course.

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