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14 Hour: Confined Space Entry Training

Month day, 2023 | 8am – 4pm
TNEC – Lowell Training Center, Lowell , MA

During this 14-hour Confined Space Entry Training participants will learn the proper procedures for making entry into Permit Required Confined Spaces. The training is required before an employee can enter at Permit Required Confined Space, as codified in OSHA’s Confined Space Standard, 29 CFR 1910.146, and prepares participants to operate in the capacity of Entrant, Attendant or Supervisor during Confined Space operations. The course is a combination of classroom instruction, small group table-top problem solving, and hands-on practical scenarios in actual and simulated permit spaces utilizing the appropriate personal protective equipment, air monitors, and ventilation.

The curriculum includes:

  • Confined space regulations
  • Chemical hazards in confined spaces
  • Hands-on use of air monitoring equipment
  • Appropriate use of ventilation to a safe
    atmosphere to work in
  • Analyzing confined space hazards and controls
  • Using NIOSH FACE reports to understand how
    to prevent injuries and fatalities.
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Rescue and emergency procedures
  • Completing a confined space entry permit
  • Hands-on stations with harnesses/tripod
    and confined space entry

CEU=1.4

* A contract courses can also be delivered at a company’s or agency’s site anywhere in New England or at our training center at UMass Lowell

Since 1987, The New England Consortium (TNEC), based at UMass Lowell, has delivered worker health and safety training to companies, organizations, and communities throughout New England. TNEC specializes in the small-group method of instruction to provide participatory, interactive, hands-on training in hazardous materials operations, emergency response, disaster preparedness, infectious disease preparedness, construction safety, and a wide range of general workplace health and safety topics.