July 28, 2020
8:15 AM - 4:00 PM
Holiday Inn Charlottesville – University Area
1901 Emmet St N
Charlottesville, VA 22901
The training will focus on the requirements under 29 CFR 1910.146 and will include the following:
Classroom session for Confined Space Entry (approximately 4-6 hours) will include:
-Clear and detailed explanation of OSHA’s confined space standard
-Confined Space Rescue Plan
-Hazards of Confined Spaces
-Roles of CS entry team
-Rescuers and Stress
-Rope Systems (Limited training on rope systems)
-Alternate entry procedures, reclassification and full entry requirements
-Atmospheric monitoring requirements
-Use of a written Confined Space Entry Permit
-Coordinate with other Emergency Responders
-Review of the 3 rescue techniques: Non-entry, Entry by others, Entry by trained employees from company
-Review the PPE – Personal Protective Equipment that may be required for Confined Space Entry
-Lockout Tagout or elimination and removal of potential hazards
The hands-on phase of the training will include trainees conducting pre-plans, use of Confined Space Permits, practice rescues, inspection and maintenance of equipment including tripod, harnesses, 4-gas meter, etc. Class duration may exceed 4 hours based on the number of participates to complete the hands-on portion of the day.
**If you have a harness, please bring it with you to the training. We will have a few at the workshop.
7:45 AM – Check-in
8:00 AM – 8:45 AM: Introduction / How to Identify Types of Confined Spaces / Examples of Each Type
8:45 AM – 9:15 AM: Introduction to the Permit Form
9:15 AM – 10:00 AM: General Hazard Analysis and Work Zone Set-Up
10:00 AM – 10:15 AM: Break Time
10:15 AM – 11:00 AM: Entry/Exit Equipment / Fall Arrest Harnesses and Retrieval Equipment Set-up
11:00 AM – 11:30 AM: Gas Detection / Internal Space Hazard Analysis – Incidental/Other Hazards
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM: Ventilation
12:00 PM – 12:45 PM: Lunch Break (Lunch Provided)
12:45 PM – 1:15 PM: Personal Protective Equipment
1:15 PM – 1:45 PM: General and Pre-Entry Crew Briefings
1:45 PM – 2:15 PM: Entry Team Member Duties
2:15 PM – 2:30 PM: Break Time
2:30 PM – 3:40 PM: Hands-On and Virtual Exercises using tri-pod, wench, gas meters and fall arrest harnesses
3:40 PM – 4:00 PM: Final Review & Test
Who Should Attend
Designed specifically for municipal water, waste water, distribution/collection and/or storm water utility workers. Public works, parks, streets/roads, building maintenance or any other city employees who encounter confined spaces at their workplaces can benefit too!
Also recommended for division supervisors, agency safety officers, department safety coordinators and general safety trainers.
Registration and Payment
The following registration fees cover the session, all course materials and meals:
Local Government: $75.00
Private Industry: $300.00
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