Confined Space Monitoring and Entry

Oxygen deficiency and lack of air quality testing are leading causes of confined space worker fatalities. Due to the nature of confined space work, training, education and communication are crucial to ensuring worker safety. If workers are not properly informed and educated, this type of work can lead to serious health and safety hazards, and even death. To mitigate confined space hazards in Saskatchewan, it is an employer’s responsibility to ensure risk assessments are conducted and that hazards are addressed accordingly to prevent accidents.

Description
Saskatchewan safety associations designed this one-day course for those working in and around confined space environments, where the use of atmospheric testing and monitoring, specialized equipment and personal protective equipment is used to protect the health and safety of workers. 
 
Equipment demonstrations, section reviews and guided discussions are used throughout this course to provide a positive learning experience.
 
Course Details
  • Discussion and review of Saskatchewan OHS Regulations regarding confined space responsibilities, systems and equipment
  • Identification and uses of different confined space systems
  • Creation of a confined space pre-entry plan
  • Effective selection of control measures concerning confined space hazards 
  • Inspection, maintenance and care of respiratory protective equipment 
  • Execution of emergency response measures
 
Course Features
  • Proven practices: over 25 years’ experience
  • SCSA member pricing is $50
  • Safe online training environment
  • Regina or Saskatoon-based instructors
  • Classroom experience with questions, group activities and discussions
  • Printable online certificates available after training
  • Satisfies audit requirements for COR® and SECOR® job-specific training
  • Compulsory course for NCSO™ and NHSA™ certification
  • References Canadian Standards Association (CSA) Standards
  • 3-year expiry
  • Permanent training record available online through SCSA E-Passport
  • Saskatchewan Safety Associations recognize this training
  • Digital manual and handouts
 
This course may be eligible for BCRSP continuing professional development (CPD) points through the Board of Canadian Registered Safety Professionals (www.bcrsp.ca) and continuing education units (CEU) through the Sask Operator Certification Board (http://saskocb.ca/ceu-evaluations). For more information, see the noted websites.
 
The Sask Operator Certification Board has accredited this course with 0.6 CEU. These credits can be used towards Water and Wastewater Works Operator Certification.