Course Description

This 1 day course will guide students through all aspects of confined space awareness, in accordance with WorkSafe BC Part 9.  This comprehensive course will explain in detail what you need to know, emphasize key points and test your knowledge retention. You will learn best practices on requirements prior to work entry, what happens while workers are in the space and what happens when work is done for the day.  Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) will be reinforces so everyone understands their legal requirement. We will look at lockout equipment and discuss lockout procedures.  The day will finish with a knowledge based test to gauge student comprehension of the information presented. 

Learner Outcomes

  • What is a Confined Space
  • How to safely enter a Confined Space
  • Worker and employer responsibilities
  • Hazard recognition and prevention
  • Hazard risk assessment, confined space entry permits, safe work procedures, hole watch duties
  • Safe work and rescue procedures
  • How much air must be supplied in a Confined Space
  • Ventilation techniques
  • Legal requirements of Lockout/Tagout
  • Lockout/Tagout techniques and applications
  • Lock Coordinator and Second Competent Person
  • Air quality monitoring and documenting

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We are especially grateful to live, work, and play on the traditional territories of the Lekwungen (Songhees, Esquimalt), Malahat, Pacheedaht, Scia'new, T'Sou-ke, and WSÁNEĆ (Pauquachin, Tsartlip, Tsawout, Tseycum) peoples. We acknowledge their welcome and graciousness to the students who seek knowledge here.

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