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This online course satisfies the training requirements for the OSHA 29 CFR 1926 Subpart AA 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 Construction 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 Construction Confined Space Entry Competent Person/Supervisor training course consists of content, graphics, audio, self-check questions, and a final exam.
This course presents an overview of confined spaces, including the different types of hazards and dangers you might encounter in a confined space, as well as safety measures that employers and employees can take to help prevent injury and death in confined spaces. In addition, this course focuses on the role of the supervisor.
Specific topics covered in this course include:
- About This Course
- Course Objectives
- Introduction to Confined Spaces
- Key Terms
- High Risk Jobs
- Fatality Statistics - Training and Awareness
- Fatality Statistics - Causes
- Applicable Regulations
- 1926 Subpart AA - Key Updates
- Oxygen Deficient Environment
- Oxygen Enriched Environment
- Hazardous Atmospheres
- Hazard Classification and Labeling
- NFPA Labels
- Configuration Hazards
- Engulfment Hazards
- Other Potential Hazards
- Confined Spaces
- Special Considerations - Conditions
- Special Considerations - Rules
- Duties of Entry Supervisor
- Introduction to the Permit
- Cancelling and Suspending the Permit
- Other Supervisor Duties
- Entry Permits
- Duties of Employer
- Preventative Measures
- Dilution Ventilation
- Exhaust Ventilation
- Monitoring Equipment
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Exposure Level Terminology
- 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.