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This course covers information about confined spaces, hazardous atmospheres, necessary equipment, and permits. The intent of the course is to provide the learner with information about the hazards and hazard control methods that will permit safe work in enclosed work areas or confined spaces. Learner objectives for this course are to recognize terms commonly associated with confined spaces, distinguish the difference between permit required confined spaces and non-permit required confined spaces, identify hazards associated with confined spaces, recognize signs and symptoms of overexposure, identify equipment needed for confined space entry, specify safe entry procedures for confined spaces, recognize permits posted at points of entry to a confined space and specify their purpose and use, and identify the duties and responsibilities of personnel involved with confined spaces. This course was developed with subject matter support provided by EnSafe Inc., a global professional services company focusing on engineering, environment, health and safety, and information technology. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.
Employees who are assigned to work in and around work areas that have been identified as confined spaces