Construction work may require you to enter permit-required confined spaces, also known as permit spaces, a specific type of confined space that can present fatal hazards. Examples of confined areas that OSHA may classify as permit spaces include tanks, sewers, storm drains, boilers and HVAC ducts.
The Permit-Required Confined Spaces course teaches construction workers how to perform their job safely in permit spaces by recognizing and avoiding common hazards. It also explains the difference between confined spaces and permit-required confined spaces.
This course covers OSHA standards 1910.146 (Permit-Required Confined Spaces) and 1926 Subpart AA (Confined Spaces in Construction). Employers may require training on permit space safety before a worker can be considered an authorized entrant.
About Permit-Required Confined Spaces for Construction
The Permit-Required Confined Spaces course has numerous benefits, including:
- 24/7 course access
- Fully narrated
- Guaranteed to pass
- Log on and off as needed
- Work on your course anywhere with internet access
- You have six months to complete the course
This training is split into four modules and takes about one hour to complete. To earn your certificate, you must pass a five-question quiz at the end of each module and a 20-question final exam. You have unlimited attempts to pass the quizzes and final exam.
A score of 80% or higher is required to pass each module quiz. You can instantly download your certificate of completion when you pass the final exam with a score of 70% or higher.
Learning Objectives for Permit-Required Confined Spaces
The primary goal of this course is to teach construction workers how to protect themselves from the safety and health hazards of permit spaces. You will learn OSHA standards related to permit-required confined spaces and procedures that can prevent accidents and emergencies.
Upon completion of the course, you'll be prepared to:
- Explain the differences between confined spaces and permit spaces
- Select the appropriate personal protective equipment for work in permit spaces
- Explain the types and characteristics of confined spaces and the associated hazards
- List the steps to take during emergencies in confined spaces
- Describe OSHA procedures and standards for permit-required confined spaces
The Permit-Required Confined Spaces for Construction course is ideal for construction workers who may be required to enter dangerous confined spaces on the job.