Confined Space Entry

This course is a theory ONLY course and is available in both an instructor-monitored format and ONLINE format. For the ONLINE format select:
• Confined Space Entry – Alberta
• Confined Space Entry – British Columbia
• Confined Space Entry – Northwest Territories and Nunavut

OHS laws state that “all workers who work within a confined space and all workers with related duties must receive training specific to confined spaces.”

Program Intent

This course provides participants with an overall understanding of what is required to be compliant with Alberta Occupational Health & Safety Code Part 5, Confined Spaces. The course is intended to help an employer develop their own specific confined space entry program and allows workers to understand their responsibilities with regards to confined and restricted space work.
In addition to Part 5, confined spaces, training also refers to the relevant sections of Part 2, Hazard Assessment, Part 4 Chemical Hazards, Part 7 Emergency Preparedness, Part 15, Control of Hazardous Energy and, Part 18 Personal Protective Equipment, as well as internationally established and accepted safety standards including OSHA Standard 29 CFR Part 1910.146.
Throughout the course, our experienced instructors provide common examples of how diligent employers, including those in the oil & gas and construction industry, meet their legislative requirements.

Who Should Attend?

Workers and supervisors who may work in and around confined and restricted spaces, as well as those wanting to avoid entering them.

This course is suited for ALL students including English as a Second Language (ESL) students and has an OPEN book exam.

Course Content

The objective of this course is to allow the participant to understand the concepts, procedures and tools that are necessary for safe entry into confined and restricted spaces.

Topics include:

  • Code of Practice for confined space entry
  • Restricted and Confined Spaces explained
  • Hazards of confined and restricted spaces
  • Atmospheric testing
  • Hazard control
  • Traffic
  • Atmospheric
  • Physical
  • Work related
  • Human related
  • Personal protective equipment
  • General safety and protection
  • Safe Entry Permit
  • Tending workers
  • Emergency response
Course Duration: Approximately 4 hours (larger classes may result in more time required)
Note: Smaller class sizes may result in the student taking the theory in our computer lab with the instructor present to monitor and assist the student.  There is NO practical component to this course.
Note: This course has been approved for 0.6 CEUs from the Alberta Environment & Parks (AEP) Water and Wastewater Operator Certification Provincial Programs Branch.
To view all upcoming courses and register online, please select course calendar.
This program was designed by Saga Universal Training Corp.
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Disclaimer:  Check with your job site for training certification requirements to determine if this course will be accepted.
If you will be working at an oil sands site you may require the Energy Safety Canada™ Confined Space (ESC) course.