According to NIOSH, 50% of the workers who die are attempting to rescue a fellow worker. This course increases knowledge of hazards associated with permit-required confined space entry.
Topics include the OSHA required confined space entry standard, hazards associated with entry procedures, personal protective equipment, ventilation and purging requirements. Furthermore, it will meet the rescue requirements of 29 CFR 1910.146 and NFPA 1670 (Technical Rescue).
Following successful completion, the student will have the skills and knowledge to perform confined space rescues and assist emergency responders.
The training will be accomplished through lecture, manipulative skill demonstration/performance, scenario participation and the use of atmospheric monitoring equipment and various rescue equipment.