A Guide to Safety in Confined Spaces
This online engineering PDH course provides guidance on how to define and classify confined spaces, describes the various types of hazards that may be present in confined spaces, and discusses the entry options of confined spaces, methods for clearing hazards, and the importance of education and training.
Confined spaces pose several safety threats to workers which include toxic gas, excessive heat, lack of oxygen, among other threats. Therefore, it is essential that employers and employees alike are educated in safety procedures regarding confined spaces. The two leading causes of fatal injuries in confined spaces are a lack of recognition of hazards and inadequate or incorrect emergency response.
This 1 PDH online course is applicable to engineers, architects, mangers, contractors, and others interested in learning more about the proper approach to safety while working in confined spaces.
This PE continuing education course is intended to provide you with the following specific knowledge and skills:
- Familiarizing with what constitutes a confined space
- Learning the procedures for assessing risk in a confined space
- Learning the different types of hazards that commonly appear in confined spaces
- Understanding the duties of the entrant, the attendant, and the supervisor
- Knowing how to react to emergency situations
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