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Confined Spaces Awareness for Construction

Intended Audience

  • Construction Workers
  • Construction Foremen
  • Construction Managers

Why Take This Course

By taking Confined Spaces Awareness for Construction online safety course, you will have a more thorough and up-to-date understanding of the equipment, systems and procedures necessary to assist you in reducing the risks of workplace accidents due to confined spaces. Upon successful completion, you will:

  • Identify examples of confined spaces and the dangers associated with confined spaces
  • Recognize that OSHA has strict requirements for Confined Spaces in Construction, found in 29 CFR 1926, Subpart AA
  • Describe the major difference between a confined space and a permit-required confined space
  • Recognize that only select, trained, and authorized persons may enter permit-required confined spaces

Course Topics

  • Introduction to Confined Spaces
    • Backgrounds
    • Definitions
  • Common Types of Confined Spaces
  • Principal Hazards of Confined Spaces
  • Importance of Confined Space Location Recognition
  • Importance of Signs and Labels
  • Importance of Reporting Potential Hazards
  • Confined Spaces in Construction Summary