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WFTR 143 - Confined Space Entry

This training is designed to increase the awareness of an individual's responsibilities, and requirements to complete confined space entry procedures. This awareness is designed to prevent personal injuries, loss of life, equipment malfunction, meet industry government regulatory requirements and corporate policies. The training also focuses on the identification and control of hazards associated with Confined Space Entry.


Hours: 4 (Lecture Hours: 4)


Total Weeks: 1





Non-Course Prerequisites:






Course Content:
Covered in this courses is the following:
-Corporate's Framework:
-Corporate's Introduction:
    Confined Space
    What is Due Diligence?
    Corporate's Safe Work Procedures
    Legislative Organizations
    Standard Setting Organizations
-Confined Space Hazards:
    IDLH Atmospheres: Toxic
    IDLH Atmospheres: Oxygen Deficient
    Signs & Symptoms of Oxygen Deficiency
    Other Hazards
-Planning and Procedures
    Corporates's Permits
    Pre-Job Safety Meetings
    Emergency Preparedness and Response
    Corporate's Rescue and Emergency Response
-Preparing Space for Entry:
    Isolation of Pipes and Piplines
    Safety Considerations while Isolating
    Double Valving
    Cleaning, Purging, Venting, Inerting
    Safety Considerations while Ventilating
    Safety Considerations while Purging
    Elimination of Ignition Sources
    Electrical Cords
    Static Electricity
    Bonding and Grounding
    Spontaneous Combustion
    Entering and Testing the Confined Space
    General Test Procedures
-Corporate's Gas Testing:
-Preparing Personnel for Entry:
    Vessel Entry
-Personal Protective Equipment:
    General Requirements
-Post Entry Procedures:

    Post Entry Procedures


Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of this course students will be able to:
-Recognize a confined space
-Identify and meet industry government regulatory requirements and corporate procedures
-Identify and control confined space hazards
-Identify required safety equipment
-Complete a confined space entry pre-plan
-Prepare personnel for entry


Grading System: Percentage


Passing Grade: 70%


Percentage of Individual Work: 100


Text Books:
Textbooks are subject to change.  Please contact the bookstore at your local campus for current book lists.
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