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Classroom Permit-Required Confined Space Entry Initial IUSE 2020 is a Course

Classroom Permit-Required Confined Space Entry Initial IUSE 2020

Ended Jun 30, 2020

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Full course description

Course Introduction

This training applies to any employee who is required to enter an area that has been identified as a permit-required confined space, which is identified by one or more of the following characteristics:

  • Contains or has the potential to contain a hazardous atmosphere
  • Contains a material with the potential to engulf someone who enters the space
  • Has an internal configuration that might cause an entrant to be trapped or asphyxiated by inwardly converging walls or by a floor that slopes downward and tapers to a smaller cross section
  • and/or Contains any other recognized serious safety or health hazards

Learning Outcomes

After completing the module, you will be able to:

  • Know and understand what qualifies as a permit confined space and the specific procedures for entering a permit required confined space.

Module Topics Include

  • Definitions of permit-required confined spaces
  • OSHA regulations
  • Hazards of confined spaces
  • Duties and responsibilities
  • Signage requirements
  • General awareness

Course Creator 

IU Environmental Health and Safety

Length: 1 hour

IU Environmental Health and Safety

Credit: Certificate

Audience: For IU employees who are required to enter an permit-required confined space