Confined Space Entry Part 1 of 2


Join Juan Cajandig, PRISM Senior Risk Control Specialist, CSP, CFPS, MAS, ARM for the first of this two part PRISM Risk Control  Training:  Confined Space Entry  

The second session will be held Thursday, November 4, 2021 from 9:00am - 10:30 am. Please register for both events. Zoom sign on Credentials will be sent one week prior to each event.

Part 1:  Wednesday, November 3, 2021

Part 2:  Thursday, November 4, 2021

Course description:  

The course consists of:

  • 2 Zoom guided discussions; 1:30 minutes each
  • End-of-course exam   

Pre-Course Requirement: 

Students download the “Confined Space Guide for General Industry” from the link below. Read and study it; bring it to class.


Guided discussion learning objectives:  

  • Explain the hazards associated with confined spaces, and why entry into them must be controlled.
  • Explain the definition of a confined space.
  • Explain the definition of a Permit Required Confined Space (PRCS).
  • Explain how to identify, list, and assess the hazards for all confine spaces under the employer’s control.
  • Explain the required signage for all PRCSs.
  • Explain the procedures if the employer decides to prevent employees from entering PRCSs.
  • Explain the procedures if the employer decides to allow employees into PRCSs.
  • Explain the responsibilities of the Entry Supervisor.
  • Explain the responsibilities of the Entrant.
  • Explain the responsibilities of the Attendant.
  • Explain the responsibilities of the Rescue Team.
  • Explain the use of the entry permit to assess all hazards and implement controls.
  • Explain the use of the entry permit to document atmospheric testing and evaluation.
  • Explain atmospheric hazards and the use of gas detectors.
  • Explain the priority of gas testing in a hazardous atmosphere.
  • Explain the atmospheric guidelines for safe entry.
  • Explain the use of forced air ventilation.
  • Explain oxygen deficient atmospheres.
  • Explain the need for supplied air respirators.
  • Explain the Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL) of airborne chemical contaminates and gases that act as asphyxiates.
  • Explain the training requirements for Entry Supervisor, Entrant, Attendant, and Rescue Team.
  • Explain the requirements for contractors to follow the employer’s Permit Required Confined Spaces (PRCSs) entry program.
  • Explain the process for reclassifying PRCSs.
  • Explain the audit and recordkeeping requirements for PRCSs.
  • Explain the steps required to set up a PRCS program in accordance with (IAW) 8 CCR GISO 5156 and 5157.
  • Explain the steps required to set up a PRCS program IAW 8 CCR GISO 5158.
  • Take a virtual tour of these jobsites having confined space entry exposures:
    • Sewer Entry Waste Water Division
    • Waste Water Valve Vault
    • Water Treatment Vault
    • Water Valve Vault Under Street
    • Communications Vault #1
    • Communications Vault #2
  • Discuss the hazards present and what controls are required to enter and work safely in the confined spaces.

End-of-Course Exam: (optional)

  • The end-of-course exam measures the students’ knowledge of the course learning objectives.
  • The exam consists of 20 true/false questions.

Students who pass the exam with a score of 80% or higher will receive a certificate of completion.

Need More Info or Help?
We hope you can join us, feel free to contact Doug McGill for more details.

Phone: 916-850-7300

Event Type

Risk Control Training Seminar

Meeting Date

  • Wednesday, November 3, 2021
    9:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Webinar Location:
Zoom Video Conference