Confined Space Introduction

It is important the fire and rescue personnel be familiar with the requirements for confined space rescue as outlined by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), and the techniques and equipment used to execute the rescue.Downloadable...


Optional: Aerial device vertical and/or horizontal raise and lower if equipment is available.

NOTE: All students are expected to perform all the practical skills to the satisfaction of the evaluators. Assistance should be provided when required.





Confined Space Introduction


  • Definitions
  • Hazards
  • Monitoring
  • Harnesses
  • Preparation
  • Rescue


Remotivation: Being properly trained and prepared to a confined space rescue, will affect the positive outcome of the emergency. It is important that fire and rescue know not only how the use the equipment to accomplish the rescue but also be familiar with the applicable OSHA regulations. Precaution must also be taken to avoid rescuers becoming victims due to unsafe atmospheres that may be encountered.





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