Whether you are preparing to work in confined spaces for the first time, or have been working in this type of construction for years, the information presented in this course will help you to understand what you can do to keep yourself, your co-workers and the environment you work in safe every day.
Confined spaces can be hazardous if not approached with an understanding of how to prepare for entry, how to enter and work safely, and what to do if an incidence occurs.
This course will introduce you to the types of confined spaces and the associated hazards. You will learn about the activities within a confined space and codes of practice. Different types of hazard controls are presented, including engineering, administrative and protective equipment.
Confined space entry procedures, including the rescue plan and evacuation (escape) plan, are explained.
Your roles and responsibilities in post-entry inspections and retention of records are also explained.
This course is intended for everyone working in confined spaces in any part of the country, in any sector (residential, industrial, commercial, institutional, pipeline, civil).
This course consists of 6 modules of approximately 30 minutes duration each, for a total of about 3 hours of self-paced instruction. A final mark of 100% is required in order to receive a certificate of completion. This course is available online in English and French
This course require Adobe Flash and will NOT function on devices that do not support Flash, such as iPads, iPhones and smartphones. This course is supported by Windows, Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, MAC, Safari.
Once you register for a course, you will receive an email with instructions and a pin number within 24 hours of registration. After which, you can begin the course at any time. Please note hours of operation in the Education department are Monday - Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm. All registrations received after hours will be processed the next business day.
This course has been accredited by the Canadian Construction Association (CCA) for one (1) credits towards Gold Seal Certification upon successful completion of this course. *A final mark of 100% is required in order to receive a certificate of completion.
This course has been approved by BC Housing Licensing and Consumer Services (formerly Homeowners Protection Office) for six (6) Group A points towards Continued Professional Development (CPD) upon successful completion. *A final mark of 100% is required in order to receive a certificate of completion.
Payment is non-refundable for cancellations made within 5 business days of the course, or non-attendance on the day. Complimentary substitution of another member of your company is accepted.
For more information e-mail us at [email protected] or phone 604-294-3766