OSSA Confined Space Entry and Monitor Training

Course Duration
6hours
Course Description
The objective of the OSSA Confined or Restricted Space Entry / Confined Space Monitor Training Standard is, to ensure that end-users demonstrate basic knowledge and proficiency in the identification and classification of Confined Spaces and in the identification of Restricted Spaces.

End-Users required to enter Confined or Restricted Spaces must be trained in the recognition of the risks and hazards associated with Confined or Restricted Space Entry, and understand the methods of controlling these associated risks and hazards.

Training must emphasize that for a Level 1 and 2 Confined Space Entry, additional training may be required depending on hazard assessment and /or work specific requirements (e.g. gas detection, supplied breathing air apparatus, air purifying respirator, etc.).

This is the minimum standard that must be met in order to receive Accreditation as a Confined or Restricted Space Entry / Confined Space Monitor Training Provider from the OSSA.
 
Curriculum
MODULE 1: CONFINED OR RESTRICTED SPACE ENTRY BASICS
  • Legislation and Standards
  • Why Confined or Restricted Space Entry and Confined Space Monitor Training?
  • Confined or Restricted Space Entry Planning & Preparation
  • Classification of Confined or Restricted Space Entries
  • Hazardous Atmospheres / Gas Testing
  • Isolations
  • Entry Authorization
MODULE 2: CONFINED SPACE MONITOR RESPONSIBILITIES 
  • Responsibilities and duties of a Confined Space Monitor
  • Adequate Training
  • Level of Authority
  • Tracking Occupants
  • Initiating Emergency Response
  • Changing Conditions
  • Evacuate Confined Spaces
  • Communication
  • Monitor Identification
  • Signage/Barricades
  • Attentiveness/Relief
  • Signage and Tagging
  • Records Retention
 
Who should attend?
This program has been designed for those workers who required to work in and around confined spaces in the Province of Alberta and on Oil Sands Safety Association (OSSA) sites.
 
Certification Details
Knowledge Testing
  • End-Users must demonstrate knowledge and proficiency regarding Confined or Restricted Space entry by successfully (must obtain 80% unassisted closed book) completing a theory-style examination covering the minimum training content
Proficiency Timeline
  • Re-certification in Confined Space / Restricted Space Entry & Confined Space Monitor training is required every three (3) years.
Participants Workbook
  • End-User guides and/or workbooks to be kept by the user upon successful completion of the program
 
Prerequisites
  • Nil
Equipment Required
  • Supplied
Documentation Required
  • Government Issued ID
Courses
Open to Public This course is available for public registration as well as private on-site requests
Language:
English
Location of Course:
Sydney, Nova Scotia
Open to Public This course is available for public registration as well as private on-site requests
Language:
English
Location of Course:
Vaughan, Ontario
Open to Public This course is available for public registration as well as private on-site requests
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Language:
English
Location of Course:
Calgary, Alberta
Open to Public This course is available for public registration as well as private on-site requests
Language:
English
Location of Course:
Edmonton, Alberta
Open to Public This course is available for public registration as well as private on-site requests
Language:
English
Location of Course:
Edmonton, Alberta
Open to Public This course is available for public registration as well as private on-site requests
Language:
English
Location of Course:
Edmonton, Alberta
Open to Public This course is available for public registration as well as private on-site requests
Language:
English
Location of Course:
Red Deer, Alberta