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This online course satisfies the training requirements for the OSHA 29 CFR § 1910.146 Confined Spaces Standard.
Who must take this course?
This training is required for firefighters supervising confined space entry, entering and working/rescuing within a confined space, and those tasked with assisting with the entry but not actually entering themselves.
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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 Firefighter Confined Space Entry 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 Firefighter Confined Space Entry Training course consists of content, graphics, audio, self-check questions, and a final exam.
This course covers applicable OSHA regulations, permit-required and non-permit required confined spaces, classification of confined space hazards, confined space entry preparation, use of safety and personal protective equipment, and phases of confined space rescue operations.
Specific topics covered in this course include:
- Course Objectives
- Introduction to Firefighter Confined Spaces Safety
- Firefighter Confined Spaces Fatalities and Injuries
- Confined Space Classification
- Examples of Confined Spaces
- Confined Space Emergencies
- Confined Space Characteristics
- Training of Rescue and Emergency Services
- Awareness Level Training
- Operational Level Training
- Classification of Hazards
- Atmospheric Hazards
- Oxygen Deficiency
- Oxygen Displacement
- Symptoms of Oxygen Deficiency
- Flammable Atmospheres
- Toxic Atmospheres
- Common Toxic Substances
- Physical Hazards
- Psychological Hazards
- Atmospheric Hazards
- Confined Space Hazard Controls
- Atmospheric Testing/Monitoring
- Test Correctly and Often
- Test in the Correct Order
- Test with Caution
- Air Monitoring Equipment
- Colorimetric Detector Tubes
- Oxygen/Combustible Gas Meters
- Multi-Gas Electronic Monitors
- Air Monitoring Equipment-Your Life Depends On It!
- Important Safety Tips for Ventilation
- Isolating Hazardous Energy
- Atmospheric Testing/Monitoring
- Confined Space Rescue Response Team
- Rescue Attendant
- Rescue Entrant
- Back-up Rescue Entrant
- Rescue Supervisor/Incident Commander
- Safety and Personal Protection Equipment
- Fall Arrest Equipment
- Retrieval Equipment
- Respiratory Equipment
- Air-Purifying Respirators (APR)
- Supplied Air Respirator (SAR) or Supplied Air Breathing Apparatus (SABA)
- Self-contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA)
- Protective Clothing
- Communication Systems
- Confined Space Rescue Operations
- Phase 1: Pre-entry
- Phase 2: Entry/Rescue
- Phase 3: Evacuation
- Phase 4: Termination
- Reasons Why Rescue Operations Fail
- 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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