Est. time: 25 min

This tutorial will assist in understanding and identifying a confined space. This tutorial can be used by facility and operations managers, as well as maintenance personnel and others who are responsible for maintaining commercial, industrial, governmental and school buildings along with their operations. Using this tutorial along with possible assistance from an outside expert, an individual should be able to make reasonable decisions as to whether the work space or equipment is safe to enter and work on, and to: assure there is no concern with regard to chemical exposure, engulfment, explosion, lack of oxygen or potential to get stuck as a result of being a confined space. In this tutorial, you will learn the definition of a confined space, understand the potential hazards, determine if you are entering a confined space, identify when a permit is needed in a space, learn the duties of a supervisor/attendant of a confined space, learn how to test and monitor.