Course Summary
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4 days (31 hours)
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Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Lower-Division Baccalaureate 2 Industrial Safety, Occupational Safety, or Safety Science


The course objective is to understand OSHA's policies on permit-required confined spaces.The Permit-Required Confined Space Entry (OSHA #2264) course covers the safety and health hazards associated with permit-required confined space entry. Course topics include recognition of confined space hazards, identification of permit and non-permit required confined spaces, use of instrumentation to evaluate atmospheric hazards, ventilation techniques, development and implementation of a confined space program, proper signage, and training requirements. This course features workshops on permit entry classification, instrumentation, and program development. Upon course completion students will have the ability to identify permit and non-permit required confined spaces, reference the OSHA Permit-Required Confined Spaces Standard, conduct atmospheric testing, and implement a permit-required confined space program.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Recognize and evaluate safety and health hazards associated with permit-required confined space entry

General Course Topics:

  • Permit-required confined space requirements
  • Hazard prevention and control requirements
  • Air monitoring procedures
  • Classification requirements
  • Permit-required confined space program
  • Confined spaces in construction
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Classroom Exercise
  • Discussion
  • Lectures
  • Practical Exercises

Methods of Assessment:

  • Examinations
  • Quizzes

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Supplemental Materials