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WFTR 143 - Confined Space Entry
Course Details
Course Code:
WFTR 143

Calendar Description:
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.

Date First Offered:

Total Hours: 4
Lecture Hours: 4

This course is offered online:


Non-Course Pre-Requisites:


Rearticulation Submission:

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:

Passing Grade:

Grading Weight:
Assignments: 100 %

Percentage of Individual Work:

Course Offered in Other Programs:

Text Books:

Required - N/A, Handbook for Confined Space Entry Orientation
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