Over a 15-year period, 18 deaths occurred in confined spaces in British Columbia, more than one a year, according to WorkSafeBC statistics. Some estimates indicate more than 100 such deaths take place across Canada each year.
Confined space training is required for any individual who works in a confined space or restricted space, as well as those who are a stand-by person, or members of the Joint Health and Safety Committee.
This course covers all aspects of working in a Confined Space, from entry and exit to safe work and rescue procedures.
What Will You Learn?
By the end of the course, you will cover:
Responsibilities of Employers, Supervisors, Workers and Contractors
Recognizing a Confined Space
Hazard Awareness in Confined Spaces
Preparing for Confined Space Entry and Work
Regulations and Hazard Assessment Requirements
Working Safely in Confined Spaces
Emergency Planning for Confined Spaces
Know your duties and responsibilities in performing confined space work
Recognize the characteristics that define a permit-required confined space
Understand the types of confined space hazards and why they are potentially harmful
Know the types of control measures used to ensure a space is safe
Atmospheric Testing and Ventilation
Conducting a proper pre-entry assessment and preparation of the confined space
Understand the necessary procedures for working inside a confined space
Know what to do in the event of a problem or emergency
Rescue and Permitting Systems and Requirements
Self-paced e-learning course with animated and computerised voice-over slides, WorksafeBC and YouTube videos, and interactive quizzes
About 2.5 hours of self-paced instruction
Final Test: Your course completion certificate will not be released until you successfully complete the final test with an 80% passing grade. If you do not pass the final test with the required grade, you can continue to retest until you successfully pass.
Internet connection is required
Headphones or otherwise quiet space recommended as course requires listening to a significant amount of audio
Device Compatibility: accessible via smartphone, tablet, and desktop/laptop computer
Course access is not immediate. Please plan for up to 24-48 hours before you gain course access.
You will receive an email from our Training & Education Team within 24-48 hours with login information and instructions on how to access your course.
If you have purchased your course on a weekend or holiday, we will email you your access information within 24-48 hours of the next regular business day.
No Refunds or Cancellations
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This course is offered through the MyCORCompliance training provider e-learning platform.