Confined Spaces in Construction is a comprehensive standard designed to provide protection to employees. Recognizing the unique challenges faced by the construction industry, the standard includes a permit program designed to protect employees from exposure to atmospheric and physical hazards. It also incorporates provisions that address construction-specific challenges, accounts for advancements in technology, and improves enforceability of the requirements. The course was developed and reviewed with subject matter support provided by certified subject matter experts and industry professionals. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.
- Recognize employer and employee responsibilities for safety when working in permit-required confined spaces
- Identify key requirements of a permit-required confined space program
- Identify the members and main duties of an entry team
- Identify employer responsibilities for in-house rescue missions
Supervisors and employees in the construction industry who are knowingly or potentially exposed to confined space hazards