Safety Diploma Course

OSHA Confined Space Competent Person


Workers assigned to carry various tasks in Confined spaces may face numerous risks and health hazards. These workers need to be trained and prepared to work safely in such adverse conditions. Our online OSHA Confined Space Entry regulations course has been formed to educate people who are designated as competent person or supervisors and manage confined space entry and work tasks.

The course covers various aspects of risks and dangers associated with working in confined spaces, OSHA regulations, safety procedures and practices for competent entry supervisors, types of dangers and risk management competencies.

To do this course, it is mandated that candidates must have prior knowledge and Permit/Non-permit for Confined Space Entry.

Governing regulations

This online safety training for candidates and working people designed to meet the training requirements for OSHA 29 CFR § 1910.146 Permit-required Confined Spaces Standard. The course also covers the topics as outlined in 1926.32(f) “Competent person”.

Course Overview

The OSHA Confined Space Entry Competent Person/Supervisor training course provides basic understanding on various hazardous conditions, criteria for becoming competent person and explains all acceptable secure work conditions. Though as per the regulations, all those who are assigned to work at confined space must be treated as competent person, this course is mainly focused to educate the ultimate authority or competent person at worksite who can be an “entry supervisor”.

Supervisors can be one of more at workplaces depending upon the requirements and each of them is expected to have thorough knowledge and expertise, knowhow to deal with adverse situations, prevailing legislations and training procedures, responsibilities and procedures to get confined space permit procedures.

Who Must Take this Course?

Every worker who are assigned to work in confined spaces and also the competent persons and supervisors who manage workers and entry and exit of workers at confined spaces must join this course to get thorough knowledge about the risks and hazards and procedures to make working condition safe for all. Apart from this, those who enter the confined space as assistants or attendants and helpers must be trained to remain safe during their stay at such inhospitable work conditions.

Course Format

Our OSHA Confined Space Entry Competent Person/Supervisor training course has been packaged with quality content prepared by safety experts along with interesting case studies, graphical and audio explanations and vast number of practice questions to make students fair well in the final exam.

Each student upon successful completion of the course will be provided with a hard copy of completion certificate and also a printed wallet card.

Continuing education credits?

Each candidate will get 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) for finishing this online training course.

Topics Covered

  • About This Course
  • Course Objectives
  • Introduction to OSHA Confined Space Entry Competent Person/Supervisor Training Course
    • Permit-required confined space
    • Non-permit required space
    • Types of Confined Spaces
    • Applicability
    • Key Terms
    • Incidents and Statistics
    • Regulatory Agencies
  • Entry Requirements
    • PRCS Entry Permit
    • PRCS Entry Permit Procedures
    • Instructions
    • PRCS Written Program
    • Competent Person Supervisor Responsibilities
    • Pre-entry Responsibilities
    • Entry Responsibilities
    • Post-entry Responsibilities
    • Hot Work
    • Hot Work Permit
    • Non-permit Required Confined Spaces
  • Training
    • Hot Work Training
    • Specific Training
    • Training Documentation
  • Hazard Recognition
    • Oxygen Deficient Environment
    • Oxygen Enriched Environment
    • Configuration Hazards
    • Hazardous Atmospheres
    • Other Potential Hazards
    • Atmospheric Testing
    • Measuring Exposure Levels
    • Safety Controls
    • Engineering Controls
    • Work Practices
  • Hazard Classification System
    • Hazard Classes
    • Helpful Resources
    • Safety Data Sheets
  • Labeling
    • HAZCOM Program
    • NFPA Labels
    • Other Types of Labels
  • Hot Work, Welding, and Emergency Response
    • Hot Work Safety Practices
    • Hot Work Competent Supervisor Responsibilities
    • Gas Welding and Cutting
    • Cylinder Safety
    • Arc Welding and Cutting
    • Emergency Response
    • Rescue
    • Emergency Equipment
  • Summary
  • Additional Resources
  • Exam