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Confined Space - 2111445

Overview

All people working in or around confined spaces face dangerous conditions; 60 percent of deaths due to confined space incidents are those of people trying to rescue someone else. The primary cause of death in confined space accidents is a lack of oxygen. This online training video explains the importance of taking safety precautions for working as an entrant or attendant of a confined space.

OSHA Regulation 29 CFR 1910.146 is meant to protect those working in and around confined spaces. This course outlines what OSHA defines as a permit required confined space, and explains the dangers of confined spaces which include toxic atmospheres, mechanical hazards and physical risks. Learners are instructed to follow set guidelines when preparing and entering a confined space, and to become familiar with an organization's rescue techniques.

Audience

Anyone who works as an entrant or attendant of a confined space

Time Required

17 to 25 minutes

Topics Covered
  • Introduction
  • What Is A Confined Space?
  • Protecting Yourself
  • Entry Preparation
  • Entering The Space
  • Rescue Techniques
  • Conclusion
Last edited by: schnettler 08/18/2017