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Course Details

Curricula Catalog Course Details

Course Title: Confined Space Awareness
Type of Course: Confined Space
Description: The course provides participants an opportunity to learn basic skills and knowledge about safe procedures for confined space entry. Students receive an overview of the permit required confined space regulation, learn to recognize the hazards presented by confined spaces in general industry.and learn the basic steps to prepare a permit required confined space for safe entry.
Instructor Qualifications: For classroom components, one instructor is required who has completed HMTRI's GreatEST train-the-trainer or equivalent and who possess knowledge and experience in the areas confined space entry and rescue. Instructor should be certified in first aid and CPR.
Languages: English
Open enrollment: Yes
Delivery Method: Classroom-based
Course Hours: 4 Hours
Credits: N/A
Intended Audience: Supervisors and managers who want an overview of the permit required confined space regulation and the associated disciplines required for safe confined space entry.
Prerequisites: N/A
Caveats: This material has been copyrighted by HMTRI. A recipient of the material other than the federal government may not reproduce it without permission or license from HMTRI, the copyright owner. The material was prepared for use by experienced instructors, educated in adult education and training methods and who have completed HMTRI's 99hour Great Environmental Safety Trainer (GreatEST) program. The text for this program was prepared for English speaking students with a minimum of a 9th grade reading level. To complete the respiratory protection and PPE activities the participant must be physically capable of wearing a respirator.
Special Instructions: N/A

Ron Snyder
Partnership for Environmental Technology Education
Com College Consortium for Health & Safety Trng
Kirkwood Boulevard, SW, PO Box 2068
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406
Phone: 319-398-5899, ext. 5027
Fax: 319-398-5894

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Course Materials:

Confined Space Awareness ( Manual )

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