Every year, many people die while performing work in confined spaces. Among these casualties, 60% of them were improvising as rescuers. Failure to respect procedures, forgetfulness or negligence can turn into a fatal accident. This training deals with the fundamental principles surrounding work in confined spaces.

Target Audience

Workers who are required to enter confined spaces, as well as attendants.


  • Describe what is a confined space
  • Identify specific hazards that exist within confined spaces
  • Identify procedures used to minimize confined space hazards
  • Describe the job roles and responsibilities involved in confined space entry

Course Content

  • Confined space definition
  • Signage
  • Hazards overview
  • Entry planning and preparation
  • Hazardous atmospheres: oxygen content, flammable gases and vapors and other toxic contaminants
  • Prevention of atmospheric hazards: initial and continued testing, respiratory protection
  • Physical hazards: moving or rotating equipment, engulfment, normal work hazards
  • Physical hazard prevention
  • Entrance/Exits: hazards and hazard reduction
  • Confined space entry team
  • Responsibilities: attendant, entrant, entry supervisor, rescue and emergency services, contractors
  • Rescue procedures
  • Permits

Pedagogical Approach

Training based on high-quality, realistic 3D simulations allows learners to clearly visualize risk situations and applicable solutions. Many interactions are included throughout the course to ensure the learners’ participation and understanding.


Exam requiring a mark of 85% to pass


40 minutes

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