This 3-part series of confined space rescue training videos addresses OSHA and NFPA requirements.
Three DVD 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. DVDs:
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.
"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
Communicating with the entrant
Calling for help
Potential hazards inside and outside of the confined space area
Establishing a command post
Explosion proof and intrinsically safe equipment
Methods of victim retrieval without entering the space
The dangers of an unprepared rescue.
"Confined Space Technical Rescue" is designed for personnel at the Technician Level who may be required to
enter a confined space for rescue purposes. Covers both workplace and
Specialized equipment needed for a rescue team, including air
monitoring instruments, protective clothing, specialized lighting, and