Confined Space Awareness

Course Overview

MSA’s 8 Hour Confined Space Awareness training course is designed for those individuals who are responsible for managing and overseeing employees working in confined space entry activities.

Topics Discussed

  • Defining Confined Spaces. Explain legislative, consensus standards and operational requirements.
  • Explain roles, responsibilities and procedures for Confined Space operations.
  • Identify typical hazards and associated risks. How to assess and control hazards.
  • Manage entry permits and hot work permits.
  • Identifying hazardous Energy sources & selecting adequate LOTO & isolation equipment.
  • Managing contractors and coordinating documentation
  • Selection, application & maintenance of adequate equipment for confined space entry-Fall protection, gas detection.
  • Applying correct ventilation techniques.
  • Select and use respiratory protection equipment (SCBA and SAR).
  • Requirements for plans & procedures for Confined Space entry.
  • Emergency response procedures and confined space rescue hierarchy techniques.