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Confined Space Management & Rescue

FST 206

Confined Space Management & Rescue

FST 206

Course Description

Provides participants with the knowledge and skills to minimize or eliminate hazards associated with entry into a permit required confined space. Focuses on OSHA 29 CFR 19190.146 and Michigan Department of Commerce and Industrial Services 325.3001 standards regulating the roles of entry supervisor, entrant, attendant and rescuer. Includes non-permit confined spaces hazards and entry conditions. Includes a hands-on entry and rescue simulation workshop. (45-15)

Outcomes and Objectives

Acquire various skills that are fundamental for management, sound judgment, and directing rescue operations in compliance with federal and state regulations.

Objectives:

  • Describe federal and state regulations for permit required confined spaces
  • Identify potential hazards associated with entry into confined spaces
  • Identify methods used to lessen or eliminate hazards associated with confined space entry and operation of gas detection equipment
  • Review various confined space entry programs, permits utilized in industry, and case studies of accidents
  • Demonstrate the use of appropriate equipment, personnel, and technique requirements for confined space rescues
  • Perform simulated confined space entries and simulated rescue operations