Permit-required confined spaces (PRCS) are found throughout industry. Furnaces, vaults, tanks, sewers, and countless other types of workspaces are confined spaces according to OSHA. Employees enter these spaces on a regular basis to perform various activities.
If you enter a permit-required confined space, you must be properly trained to ensure your safety and the safety of your coworkers.
In this course, you will learn how to recognize and safely work in permit-required confined spaces. You will also learn what to do if conditions change or if an emergency situation arises while you're working in a permit-required confined space.
After taking this course, you will be able to:
Describe the purpose of the Permit-Required Confined Spaces Standard and employer responsibilities under the Standard
Identify industries and businesses covered by the Permit-Required Confined Spaces Standard
Define hazards that may be found in a non-permit-required confined space and a permit-required confined space
Classify confined spaces using information provided to you.