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Confined Spaces Safety Awareness

SUMMARY

Whether you are preparing to work in confined spaces for the first time, or have been working in this type of construction for years, the information presented in this course will help you to understand what you can do to keep yourself, your co-workers and the environment you work in safe every day.

DESCRIPTION

Confined spaces can be hazardous if not approached with an understanding of how to prepare for entry, how to enter and work safely, and what to do if an incident occurs. This course will introduce you to the types of confined spaces and the associated hazards.

You will learn about the activities within a confined space and codes of practice. Different types of hazard controls are presented, including engineering, administrative and protective equipment. Confined space entry procedures, including the rescue plan and evacuation (escape) plan, are explained. Your roles and responsibilities in post-entry inspections and retention of records are also explained.

OBJECTIVES

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the types of confined spaces
  • Recognize the potential hazards
  • Assess and control the hazards
  • Understand your roles and responsibilities prior to entry, while working on and leaving a confined space

AUDIENCE

This course is intended for everyone working in confined spaces in any part of the country, in any sector (residential, industrial, commercial, institutional, pipeline, civil).

COURSE LENGTH

The course duration is approximately 3 hours.

CREDITS/CERTIFICATES/COST

This course has been accredited by the Canadian Construction Association (CCA) for one (1) credit toward Gold Seal Certification. A final mark of 100% is required in order to receive a certificate of completion.

Cost: $100 + GST

HOW TO ENROLL

Click on the order form link below and send the completed form to info@roadbuilders.bc.ca. You will be sent a confirmation and PIN # to access the online course once payment has been processed.

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