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Permit-Required Confined Spaces for 
Construction Online Course

Construction work may require you to enter permit-required confined 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.

This 100% online course covers OSHA's confined spaces in construction standard (1926.1207), which requires all construction workers to receive adequate training before performing tasks inside permit-required confined spaces. Employers may require training on permit space safety before a worker can be considered an authorized entrant.

Complete Your Permit-Required Confined Spaces Training Online

Benefits of the online Permit-Required Confined Spaces for Construction course include:

  • Fully compliant with OSHA 1926.1207
  • 24/7 course access
  • Guaranteed to pass
  • Train at your own pace
  • You have six months to complete the course

Upon successful completion of the one-hour course, you can instantly download your official Certificate of Completion.

About Permit-Required Confined Spaces for Construction

The primary goal of this course is to teach construction workers how to work safely in permit-required confined spaces. You'll learn the difference between confined spaces and permit-required confined spaces, as well as safety procedures that can prevent common accidents and emergencies.

The course includes multiple quizzes and concludes with a 20-question final exam that assesses your comprehension of all course and module objectives. You must score at least 70% to pass the course, and you have an unlimited number of exam attempts.

Key Learning Objectives

This course is ideal for construction workers who may be required to enter dangerous permit spaces on the job. 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

Permit-Required Confined Spaces Course Outline

The course is divided into four learning modules. You can find a full outline of each module below.

Module 1: Introduction to Permit-Required Confined Spaces

Topics covered in this module include:

  • Confined Spaces on Construction Sites
  • Examples of Confined Spaces
  • Permit-Required Confined Spaces and Non-Permit Confined Spaces

Module 2: Responsibilities and Equipment for Authorized Entrants

Topics covered in this module include:

  • Confined Entry Teams
  • Entry Supervisors
  • Attendants
  • Authorized Entrants
  • Entering a Permit-Required Confined Space
  • Required Equipment
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Other Types of Equipment and Safety Controls

Module 3: Confined Space Hazards and Emergencies

Topics covered in this module include:

  • Confined Space Hazards
  • Safety Controls
  • Emergency Roles and Procedures

Module 4: Related OSHA Standards and Resources

Topics covered in this module include:

  • Permit-Required Confined Spaces Standard
  • Non-Permit Confined Spaces Standard
  • OSHA Resources for Confined Space Safety

Additional Links and Resources

Find more information about confined space safety, including official tips, OSHA regulations and frequently asked questions.