• 8hrs. – Open Enrollment Training
  • Lunch included

Confined Space Rescue Training

The Confined Space Rescue Training courses teach students about confined space awareness, how to identify existing and potential confined space hazards, as well as methods to control and eliminate those hazards. 

This information should be covered as part of your workplace first aid and safety training.

Confined Space Rescues and Confined Space Entry

The confined space rescue training teaches about the responsibilities of workers in confined spaces, the classification of these spaces, entry planning, as well as emergency and rescue plans. 

These are the necessary skills needed when working in an environment that has a confined space. A thorough understanding and successful completion of the rescue training program can help you control hazards and perform rescue systems in case of emergency. 

A prerequisite for this course is confined space entry training. This confined space training is meant to provide a worker with the knowledge needed to properly identify potential confined spaces and ensure that proper safety training, entry/exit plan, and on-site rescue procedures are in place.

Working in a location with these dangerous spaces can be done, in a safe way, but can be dangerous if proper maintenance procedures are not followed and adequate safety training is not conducted. 

Employers need to properly identify and assess the spaces and ensure that proper safety training and entry and exit plans are in place for all their workers

This Confined Space Rescue Training covers the necessary components to conduct rescues safely and efficiently while following legislative requirements. 

The confined space rescue course will provide the student with the knowledge and hands-on experience needed to complete a confined space rescue in case of emergency. 

It is a fact that Confined Space Rescuers have had more fatal injuries than actual entrants, so navigating dangerous areas is essential for everyone's safety. 

We have 8-hour confined space rescue courses to 40-hour courses available in our classroom to suit your construction or work site requirements.

  • Rescue planning
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Hazard Control
  • Atmospheric testing
  • Rescue equipment and techniques
  • Confined Space Permits
  • Line Management
  • Ventilation
  • Respiratory Protection
  • Patient medical concerns
  • Anchoring
  • Roles and responsibilities
  • Equipment practice & use
  • Non-Entry Rescues
  • Entry Rescues

Training is at our Burlington Academy, lunch is included.

We provide courses on-site or at our location.

Confined Space Entry courses are also available.

This course is available in an Open Enrollment format

Pre-requisite Confined Space Entry

Once completed, all students will receive a certificate.

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Does confined space rescue training expire?

Confined space rescue training does not have a fixed expiration date. However, it is recommended to undergo regular refresher courses to maintain competency and stay updated with the latest rescue techniques, equipment, and regulations. As rescue procedures and safety protocols may evolve over time, periodic training ensures that rescuers are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to handle emergencies effectively and safely. It is important for organizations and individuals to stay proactive in maintaining their rescue training to ensure preparedness and minimize risks associated with confined space operations.

How do you rescue someone from a confined space safely?

To rescue someone from a confined space safely, certain steps must be followed. First, assess the situation and eliminate any immediate hazards. Next, communicate with the individual and provide reassurance while assessing their condition. If possible, use non-entry rescue methods such as reaching, throwing, or using long tools to extract the person. If non-entry methods are not feasible, implement a properly trained and equipped rescue team to enter and perform the rescue. The team should use appropriate personal protective equipment, follow established rescue procedures, and continuously monitor the atmosphere to ensure safety throughout the rescue operation.

What does a confined space rescuer do?

A confined space rescuer is responsible for performing rescue operations in confined spaces. Their primary role is to safely extract individuals who are trapped, injured, or incapacitated inside these spaces. Confined space rescuers are trained to assess risks, create rescue plans, and utilize specialized equipment and techniques to carry out successful rescues. They work closely with rescue teams and emergency responders to coordinate operations, ensure compliance with safety standards, and prioritize the well-being of the individuals in distress. Confined space rescuers are trained in various rescue methods, communication protocols, and emergency procedures to execute efficient and safe rescue operations.

What are the methods of rescue in confined spaces?

There are several methods of rescue used in confined spaces depending on the circumstances and available resources. Non-entry rescue methods include reaching the individual using long tools, throwing rescue lines or flotation devices, or using mechanical devices to retrieve the person. If non-entry methods are not feasible, entry rescue methods are employed, such as utilizing trained personnel equipped with appropriate personal protective equipment to enter the confined space and perform the rescue. Entry rescues can involve techniques like vertical or horizontal lifting, using tripod-based systems, or employing self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA) for safe entry and extraction. The specific rescue method chosen depends on the situation, training, and available resources.
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