CONFINED SPACE SAFETY

  • Program: Public Works
  • Course: Confined Space Safety
  • Course #: PWRK1035
  • Total Credits: 3

Course Description

This course is designed to enable students to recognize, evaluate, prevent, and abate safety and health hazards associated with confined space entry. Technical topics include the recognition of confined space hazards, basic information about instrumentation used to evaluate atmospheric hazards, and ventilation techniques. This course features workshops on permit entry classification and program evaluation.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Identify confined space regulations
Identify general safety and health provisions
Identify the requirements of the competent person
Prepare confined space record keeping forms
Recognize potential hazards such as electrical and falls
Demonstrate the use of personal protective and life saving equipment
Demonstrate the use of monitoring equipment

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 3
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    None
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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