Safety Alliance

Confined Space Entrant/Attendant



Certification of Confined Space Entrant/Attendant training must be available for inspection by employees or their authorized representatives.

Employees must be trained when first assigned to duties in and around permit spaces; before there is a change in assigned duties; whenever there is a change in operations that presents a hazard; and whenever the permit-space entry procedures change.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of Confined Space Entrant/Attendant training, the student will be familiar with:

  • Describe the entry permit
  • Define the system for preparation, issuance, use, and cancellation of the entry permit
  • Understand permit-required confined spaces
  • Practices to mitigate hazards encountered while working in a confined space
  • Instruct your workers on the proper use of equipment
  • Understand the duties of the Attendant, Entrant and Supervisor
  • Understand atmospheric hazards and atmospheric testing procedures
  • Understand the parameters of the electronic gas monitor
  • Understand the basic properties of the four main gasses encountered in a confined space
  • Understand ventilation techniques
  • Define rescue and emergency procedures

Additional Information

Course Length: 8 hrs

Course Required By: OSHA

Written Exam: Written competency will be evaluated at the end of each course. Incorrectly answered questions will be reviewed with student to ensure understanding before completion of course.

Retraining: Company specific

Prerequisites: Confined Space Awareness training