Confined Spaces


No. of mini-lessons3


Duration 10'

No. of mini-lessons 3

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Course overview

Frantic chases through air-conditioning ducts are a firm favorite of Hollywood action movies. It makes exciting viewing – will the hero get out of the tight squeeze, and save the day? Who knows! Holding onto your popcorn tightly, you will them to keep crawling and reach the vent at the end of the tunnel…

But for some workers, this tense Hollywood hook is a daily occurrence in their job. Working in confined spaces is hazardous, and not just because it’s a tight squeeze. There’s a whole load of other perils that could cause harm. So, businesses need to put measures in place to protect employees and comply with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) rules for confined space entry.

What's covered

How to identify areas classed as confined spaces in your workplace

The legal requirements for entering and working in confined spaces

How to create procedures for employees working in confined spaces that require permits

Why your teams need this course

Leaders, managers, and the people responsible for health and safety in organizations need to make sure employees are protected from the potential risks of confined spaces. This course will look at the definitions of “confined spaces” and when permits are required under OSHA regulations. It’ll also explore the procedures you need to put in place to stay compliant.

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