Confined Space Emergency Series

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$595.00

Overview

Three titles provide a comprehensive examination of response issues in a confined space emergency. Addresses the requirements of OSHA's Permit-Required Confined Space Standard (29 CFR 1910.146), NFPA 1006, Standard for Rescue Technician Professional Qualifications, and NFPA 1670, Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Rescue Incidents. Topics covered: Understanding Confined More »

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ISBN: n/a

Three titles provide a comprehensive examination of response issues in a confined space emergency. Addresses the requirements of OSHA's Permit-Required Confined Space Standard (29 CFR 1910.146), NFPA 1006, Standard for Rescue Technician Professional Qualifications, and NFPA 1670, Standard on Operations and Training for Technical Rescue Incidents. Topics covered:

Understanding Confined Spaces

Defines confined spaces and tells where they are likely to be found.
Discusses the hazards associated with a confined space, including flammable and explosive atmospheres, oxygen deficient and oxygen enriched atmospheres, toxic atmospheres and physical hazards
Explains the difference between non-permit and permit spaces
Lists the elements of a confined space permit
Developing an entry plan
Responsibilities of the entry supervisor, the entrant and the attendant
Blinding and blanking; lockout/tagout
Atmospheric testing and ventilation
26 minutes

Confined Space and the First Responder

Teaches the first responder, who typically is not trained or equipped to enter a confined space for rescue, how to deal with a confined space accident in a safe and effective manner. The first responder may be the attendant or may be fire or rescue personnel who are called to the rescue.

Communicating with the entrant
Calling for help
Potential hazards inside and outside of the confined space area
Establishing a command post
Ventilation
Size-up issues
Explosion proof and intrinsically safe equipment
Methods of victim retrieval without entering the space
The dangers of an unprepared rescue
18 minutes

Confined Space Technical Rescue

Designed for personnel at the Technician Level who may be required to enter a confined space for rescue purposes. Covers both workplace and community incidents.

Specialized equipment needed for a rescue team, including air monitoring instruments, protective clothing, specialized lighting, and retrieval systems
Size-up issues
Risk evaluation
Entry procedures
Rescue techniques
Command and control activities
19 minutes

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